What happens to an astronaut's brain during a mission to Mars? Nothing good. It's besieged by destructive particles that can forever impair cognition, reveals a new study.
SpaceX is set to blast off a crew capsule on May 6 to test an astronaut rescue system designed to save lives in case of an emergency in a human spaceflight, NASA said.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is taking music to intergalactic heights with the first album written and recorded in space.
A new relaxed fit space sweatsuit, named Apollo 11 sweatsuit, has been recently developed that will help people feel like an astronaut.
A new survey has revealed that around 20 percent kids believe that Jesus is a Chelsea footballer or many other think that he is an astronaut.
NASA has been working on developing breakfast bars that will replace typical 700- to 800-calorie meal that an astronaut requires.
For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.
A latest NASA video showing a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) has captured a blurry object behind an astronaut.
The upcoming eye wearable device Google Glass is "not an optimal tool" for handling operational procedures and tasks in a simulated space environment, NASA astronauts have revealed.
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.
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.
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.
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.
Bilal said this after a Chinese space official said that they are willing to open its future space station to foreigners.
Each time an astronaut (or a cosmonaut if Russian) gets out of a spacecraft while in space to do important tasks, it is called a spacewalk — also known as an Extra-vehicular activity (EVA).
Britain`s first "official" astronaut, 41-year-old Major Tim Peake, has been selected to go on a five-month mission to the International Space Station in 2015, a media report said on Sunday.
Mexican actress Salma Hayek says she would love to be an astronaut if she was not in the film industry.
Astronauts suffer from several types of stress while adapting to weightlessness in space.
Justin Bieber has revealed his desire to become an astronaut and said that he would consider joining Ashton Kutcher on his trip into space.
Russia is ready to offer its medical expertise in the post-flight rehabilitation of astronauts from partner countries on the International Space Station.
Day in Pics: 7th May
Showbiz World - May 7, 2015
62nd National Film Awards