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US may be in `worst position` of space exploration, fears Buzz Aldrin

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:17

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.

Rookie astronaut takes to Twitter to share life in space

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 03:58

First-time astronaut Reid Wiseman arrived at the International Space Station two weeks ago, but zero gravity still surprises him.

Two astronauts inducted into NASA Hall of Fame

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 22:06

Two former astronauts and veteran space explorers, Shannon Lucid and Jerry Ross were inducted into the NASA Hall of Fame.

Astronaut to give university speech from space

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 01:16

University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year`s graduation address to the school of engineering in person. But he`ll be out of town on May 10, orbiting the globe on the International Space Station.

NASA`s Robonaut 2 on ISS to get its legs

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:27

A robotic humanoid astronaut on the International Space Station is about to get its legs.

NASA to turn astronauts into fashionistas!

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 21:16

The next space suit for a NASA astronaut may resemble some Hollywood characters as the US space agency is all set to turn budding astronauts into cool dudes!

Russian-US crew blast off for ISS from Kazakhstan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 04:58

Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut blasted off Tuesday from Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz rocket for the International Space Station, with US-Russia space cooperation pressing on.

Camera used by Apollo astronaut sells for $827,000

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 16:45

Vienna`s Westlicht photography gallery auctioned off a Hasselblad camera used by late Apollo astronaut Jim Irwin on the moon for 660,000 euros (or $827,000) over the weekend.

Twin astronaut bros to help NASA study effects of spaceflight on human body

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 15:18

Astronaut Mark Kelly and his twin brother Scott have enlisted themselves for a NASA study that will help the space agency gauge the effects of spaceflight on the human body.

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield calls for global cooperation with China

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 01:59

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is calling for cooperation with China in space and wants it to be part of any international effort to return to the moon.

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to earth

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 01:43

A US astronaut who was aboard the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon is marking the mission`s 45th anniversary in front of a piece of the actual spacecraft.

Water in ageing spacesuit caused problems for spacewalking astronaut

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 15:33

NASA`s Mission Control has revealed the root cause of the problem that prompted the early end of the latest spacewalk: Water in leading spacewalker astronaut`s 35-year-old spacesuits.