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ISS crew lands safely in Kazakhstan after 188 days in space

Three crew members from the International Space Station (ISS) landed in Kazakhstan on Tuesday after 188 days in space, during which they orbited Earth more than 3,000 times and traveled almost 79.8 million miles.

May 14, 2014, 22:29 PM IST

Gear up for the spectacular `Live From Space` event on TV

Space-enthusiasts have many more reasons to smile as they can now gear up for a spectacular two-hour special `Live from Space` programme, a television treat, which will be broadcast live from the International Space Station.

Mar 13, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

Russian Soyuz rocket flies Olympic torch to space station

A three-man crew successfully blasted off into space with the Olympic torch on Thursday, ready to take it on its first space walk in what they said would be a "spectacular" showcase for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

Nov 07, 2013, 12:00 PM IST

Japanese astronaut to command International Space Station in March

The first Japanese astronaut to live aboard the International Space Station is preparing for a return flight, this time to serve as commander, officials said on Wednesday.

Aug 29, 2013, 08:33 AM IST