Tuesday, June 18, 2013
China launches longest-ever manned space mission
China Tuesday began its longest manned space mission with the launch of the Shenzhou-10 rocket.
China to send 2nd woman into space on Tuesday
The Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft will be launched on a Long Marck rocket at 5:38 pm local time on T...
UK`s first astronaut to go on space mission in 2015
Britain`s first "official" astronaut, 41-year-old Major Tim Peake, has been selected to go...
Mars Mission to use astronaut feces as radiation shield
Astronauts onboard a privately-funded expedition to Mars in 2018 will use their own feces to protect...
China to send second woman astronaut into space this year
China is expected to send its second woman astronaut into space this year on-board the Shenzhou-10, ...
Astronaut Charles Duke left family pic on moon 40 yrs ago
Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke didn’t just leave footprints when he visited the lunar surface, he ...
Astronaut Chris Hadfield tweets pics from ISS
A Canadian astronaut has posted photographs from around the world and onboard the International Spac...
Salma Hayek wants to be an astronaut
Mexican actress Salma Hayek says she would love to be an astronaut if she was not in the film indust...
Russia approves ISS crew
Russia Tuesday approved the crew of a new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) ahead ...
Neil Armstrong apologised to Indira Gandhi
"I apologise for the inconvenience", US astronaut Neil Armstrong told Indira Gandhi .
Sally Ride, 1st US female astronaut dies of cancer
Sally Ride, the first US woman to go into space, has died after a 17-month battle against cancer.
China`s astronaut trio returns to Earth
The spacecraft Shenzhou-9 carrying the three astronauts landed at the designated spot at Inner Mongo...
Sunita Williams heading back to space
Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams is all set to return to to the International Space Station...
China to send first woman astronaut into space
China will send its first woman astronaut into space when it launches its fourth manned spacecraft S...
SpaceX Dragon ship `smells like a brand new car`: NASA astronaut
NASA astronaut has said that the interiors of a Dragon ship of California SpaceX smell like of a bra...
`US spends more on pizza than on space’
With the US government cutting the budget for space missions, former NASA astronaut Marsha S. Ivins ...
Former NASA astronaut favours more Moon missions
Former NASA astronaut Marsha S Ivnis on Thursday said there should be more lunar missions in future ...
Justin Bieber wants to be an astronaut
Justin Bieber has revealed his desire to become an astronaut and said that he would consider joining...
`Russia can help ISS astronauts with rehabilitation`
Russia is ready to offer its medical expertise in the post-flight rehabilitation of astronauts from ...
Astronaut Glenn calls historic flight "best day" of his life
Glenn, 90, told an audience in Columbus, Ohio that the flight was the result of "more than two ...
China mulls sending female astronauts into space
China is considering sending women astronauts into space during its space docking missions next year...
Prince Harry wants to be an astronaut: Report
Britain`s Prince Harry wants to be the first Royal in space and wants to undergo NASA training, acco...
Tom Hanks to produce and star in 3D film about toy astronaut Matt Mason
Hanks is planning to produce and star in a 3D film based on action-figure toy Major Matt Mason.
Japanese astronaut plans to grow space cucumbers
Japanese astronaut Furukawa said he would be growing cucumbers in space as part of ongoing study.
China may send women to space in 2012
China plans to fly two more spacecraft next year to improve the rendezvous and docking technologies.
Are manned missions a waste of space?
It is being argued that they sapped funds and put lives at risk.
Injured astronaut aboard space shuttle `in spirit`
Timothy Kopra hobbled on crutches into Mission Control and called Discovery`s six astronauts.
Kalpana Chawla`s biography released
A biography of Kalpana Chawla, the India-born American astronaut who died in the Columbia space shut...
NASA astronaut hopes to stage `out of this world` concert
Catherine Coleman hopes to stage her own live "out of this world" concert on board the ISS...
Space crew to simulate walking on Mars in Feb
Team of 6 participants will land on Mars on Feb 12 after spending 8 months in isolation in the modul...
NASA pulls injured shuttle astronaut off flight
Timothy Kopra suffered unspecified injuries just 1 1/2 months before Discovery`s planned liftoff.
Navy panel votes to discharge ex-Astronaut Nowak
A Navy panel says the service should discharge former astronaut Lisa Nowak, who lost her NASA job ov...
ISRO to send astronauts to space before 2015-16
ISRO is planning to send astronauts to space before the year 2015-16.
NASA astronaut sends 1st sign language message from ISS
NASA astronaut has sent message in American Sign Language to deaf community.
What astronauts should eat in space
A new book, titled “The Astronaut’s Cookbook,” features recipes for food that astronauts should have...
Astronaut posts stunning videos from space on YouTube
Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi, who has already made his name as a prolific Twitterer, has gone...
China selects first women astronauts for its space missions
China plans to launch its third unmanned mission to the moon in 2013, even as it selected two wome...
Astronauts gear up for 2nd spacewalk of mission
An astronaut is gearing up for the first spacewalk of his career while awaiting the imminent birth o...
China picks first female astronaut candidates
China`s military-backed space program has selected 45 astronaut candidates, including its first wome...
Astronauts complete first Discovery mission spacewalk
Two US astronauts on Wednesday completed the first of three spacewalks scheduled for the space shutt...
Japanese astronaut tests endurance — of his undies
In what might embarrass less adventurous souls, astronaut Koichi Wakata is returning to Earth with t...
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