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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.

Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to ISS
Soyuz spacecraft with Russian, US astronauts blasts off to ISS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew, including a US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut who will be the first to spend an entire year on the International Space Station, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian mission control said.
 

Two astronauts set for longest NASA human mission to space
Two astronauts set for longest NASA human mission to space

Two astronauts were on Friday ready for a 12-month stay at the International Space Station (ISS) in a longest human expedition to space so far and testing the limits of human research, space exploration and the human spirit.

NASA, Russia's Roscosmos to sign deal to transport astronauts

Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and NASA plan to sign in autumn another contract for the use of Russia’s Soyuz spaceships to take American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), Tass reported citing a Roscosmos statement on Monday.

ISS astronauts use airlock to test lungs
ISS astronauts use airlock to test lungs

Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) are using the orbital lab's airlock to monitor lung inflammation as well as charting their lung health.

Space tourist Sarah Brightman to wear velvet-blue spacesuit

British singer Sarah Brightman will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) dressed in a velvet-blue space suit bearing the Union Jack.

NASA astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis
NASA astronauts finish spacewalk trilogy for space taxis

NASA astronauts successfully ended their third and last spacewalk on March 1 to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) and create parking slots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) which will provide commercial space taxis in the near future.

US astronaut Terry Virts reports water leak in his spacesuit helmet
US astronaut Terry Virts reports water leak in his spacesuit helmet

After completing a six-plus hour spacewalk, US astronaut Terry Virts`reported a dangerous water leak in his helmet after he floated outside the International Space Station to grease latching parts of the space station`s robotic arm.

NASA astronauts to perform second spacewalk at the ISS today
NASA astronauts to perform second spacewalk at the ISS today

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: NASA on Wednesday will conduct its second out of the three complicated spacewalks at the International Space Station.

NASA TV will cover the walk showing it live beginning Wednesday at 6 am EST (1100 GMT).

NASA spacewalks to let space taxis park on ISS
NASA spacewalks to let space taxis park on ISS

The US space agency is all set to perform three spacewalks -- the first one scheduled for Saturday -- to reassemble parts of the International Space Station (ISS) to create parking spots for Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)-- two commercial space taxis.

NASA delays crucial spacewalk by a day to investigate spacesuits problem
NASA delays crucial spacewalk by a day to investigate spacesuits problem

NASA on Friday decided to delay the first two of three complicated spacewalks at the International Space Station planned in the coming days to investigate spacesuits problem linked to 2013 when there was an issue of water in the helmet.

Spacesuit problem haunt NASA ahead of crucial spacewalks
Spacesuit problem haunt NASA ahead of crucial spacewalks

With three complicated spacewalks planned in the coming days, NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut`s helmet.

Russian Progress spacecraft docks with the space station
Russian Progress spacecraft docks with the space station

Russian cargo ship Progress 58 docked with the International Space Station on Tuesday after it was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6 am EST.

Russian Progress cargo ship launched to space station
Russian Progress cargo ship launched to space station

A Russian Progress cargo ship has been launched on Tuesday to deliver three tons of supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).

Here come NASA astronauts in Jedi robes

The US space agency has released an awesome poster showing all six members of the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 45 wearing Jedi robes.

Talking Japanese space robot back on Earth
Talking Japanese space robot back on Earth

A pint-sized Japanese robot that became the first android to converse with an astronaut in space has returned to Earth after 18 months in orbit, project organisers said Thursday.