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US astronaut Terry Virts records spectacular night view of sky
US astronaut Terry Virts records spectacular night view of sky

US astronaut Terry Virts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has captured a breathtaking view of the night sky.

NASA preparing ISS for commercial spacecraft landing
NASA preparing ISS for commercial spacecraft landing

NASA engineers are set to prepare the International Space Station (ISS) for the future arrival of US commercial crew and cargo vehicles.

NASA certifies SpaceX to launch big-ticket science probes

NASA has formally certified US-based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation's (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket to launch the most ambitious science missions.

Russia successful in second attempt to start Progress spacecraft
Russia successful in second attempt to start Progress spacecraft

Russia`s space agency said Monday it had managed to restart the engines of the Progress spacecraft and correct the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) after a failed first attempt.

Students invited to design NASA's 3D space containers

 NASA is calling students in the age group from five to 19 to help the space agency design 3D containers that could be used in space.

ISS astronauts' return delayed after Russian craft failure
ISS astronauts' return delayed after Russian craft failure

The return of three International Space Station (ISS) astronauts, originally scheduled for later this week, has been delayed due to the failure of a Russian cargo spacecraft.

Watch: Stunning images, videos of India from space captured by NASA astronaut
Watch: Stunning images, videos of India from space captured by NASA astronaut

NASA astronaut Terry Vrits has captured some breath taking images and videos of India from the space.

SpaceX successfully tests astronaut escape system
SpaceX successfully tests astronaut escape system

The California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has successfully tested an astronaut escape system for its Crew Dragon spacecraft.

Doomed Russian spacecraft may crash into the Earth Friday
Doomed Russian spacecraft may crash into the Earth Friday

A Russian spaceship that spun out of control since launching last week may re-enter the atmosphere and crash into the earth Friday, according to scientists.

NASA test materials to fly on air force space plane
NASA test materials to fly on air force space plane

Building on more than a decade of data from International Space Station (ISS) research, NASA is expanding its materials science research by flying an experiment on the US Air Force X-37B space plane, the US space agency said in a statement.

SpaceX to test `eject-button` for astronauts

 Private US space transport company SpaceX is to test an eject button for astronauts on Wednesday in the first flight test of the abort system on the Dragon spaceship. 

Russians embrace Kremlin-backed WW II ribbon

Millions of Russians will on May 9 don black-and-orange striped ribbons to mark Soviet victory in World War II, but critics accuse the Kremlin of using them to link wartime glory to current policies.

Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week
Lost Russian spacecraft may crash into Earth next week

An unmanned Russian spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) has gone out of control and will crash into the Earth's atmosphere in about a week.

'Out of control' unmanned Russian spacecraft plunging to Earth!
'Out of control' unmanned Russian spacecraft plunging to Earth!

An unmanned Russian spacecraft loaded with cargo for the International Space Sation has gone out of control and is probably going to crash into the earth's atmosphere soon, said media reports and NASA on Wednesday.

Russia loses communication with ISS cargo spacecraft

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station were left with a long wait Tuesday to get their latest food and fuel deliveries after an unmanned Russian supply ship lost communications following takeoff.

Russia to build own space station by 2023: Putin
Russia to build own space station by 2023: Putin

Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in session with the nation.

Hyundai helps US girl send amazing message to astronaut dad in space

Hyundai pulled off a unique stunt to drive that message home, by sending a message to space the old fashioned way -- like Nazca lines old fashioned.

3D items printed, built in space back on earth

 Twenty-one 3D items including a ratchet wrench -- the first-ever 3D tool built in space -- have come back to NASA in sealed bags from the International Space Station (ISS) for further testing.

Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA

Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.

US, Russia sign deal to prolong ISS operation

An agreement has been signed to prolong the operation of the International Space Station (ISS) till 2024, Igor Komarov, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, said at a news conference on Saturday.