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Giant holes in Moon could shelter future astronauts

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:13

According to the new observations from NASA`s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft, there are over 200 lunar pits that could provide shelter to the future astronauts.

NASA sends odour-resistant dress for astronauts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:20

NASA has sent an Antares rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a Cygnus spacecraft stuffed with supplies for astronauts, including odour-resistant exercise clothing.

Orbital poised to launch cargo ship to space station

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10:17

Orbital Sciences Corporation is poised to launch on Sunday its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship packed with more than 3,000 pounds of supplies for astronauts at the International Space Station.

India, Australia experiment man-robot tasks on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:52

Indian and Australian space scientists and students are carrying out experiments to compare how well human astronauts and robotic vehicles can work together and perform tasks on Mars.

Now, just pinprick of blood could provide astronauts with correct medical diagnosis

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:21

ESA is building a prototype tester for crews on the International Space Station to provide diagnoses within a few minutes from a pinprick of blood.

Soon, ISS astronauts to brew fresh, hot coffee in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:18

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will soon be able to enjoy better quality of coffee while at work, courtesy- the ISSpresso machine.

SpaceX unveils its new space capsule `Dragon V2`

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 16:08

California-based company SpaceX on Thursday unveiled its new gorgeous spacecraft, `Dragon V2` at its headquarters amid glitz and glamour.

Robots to replace astronauts for space repair works

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 13:04

Soon, spacewalks can be a thing of the past. While robots are replacing humans on earth in various walks of life, a Canadian robot is repairing and fixing cameras on the ”Canadarm2” and its mobile base at the International Space Station (ISS).

Astronaut sows first fresh vegetable in ISS` space `garden`

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 19:32

NASA last week announced that it has activated a plant growth system on the International Space Station.

Soon, Boeing spacecraft to send astronauts in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 14:11

Boeing is entering into a new domain of space-bound flight operations. Boeing has unveiled a mock up of the interior of their new Crew Space Transportation (CST-100) vehicle that will be used to astronauts into space in the coming years.

Radiation exposure puts astronauts at risk of cognitive impairment: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:52

Scientists have claimed that rats exposed to high-energy particles, simulating conditions that astronauts would face on a long-term deep space mission, show lapses in attention and slower reaction times, even when the radiation exposure is extremely low.

Astronauts repair dead computer outside International Space Station

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 09:04

Two US astronauts successfully fixed a replaced a dead computer on Thursday, working outside the International Space Station (ISS).