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Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson set to return to Earth

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson set to return to Earth

Whitson, along with fellow Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA and Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos will undock their Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft from the space station and land in Kazakhstan at 9:22 pm EDT.

Sep 02, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US spaceflight record: Things to know about her

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US spaceflight record: Things to know about her

Peggy A Whitson (Ph.D) is currently part of Expedition 50/51, which is her third long-duration mission to the space station. 

Apr 24, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
US Presidential Elections: Voting while floating! How NASA astronaut cast lone vote from space

US Presidential Elections: Voting while floating! How NASA astronaut cast lone vote from space

In a US presidential election that's already been out of this world, the lone American astronaut in outer space has cast his vote, NASA has said.

Nov 08, 2016, 06:12 AM IST
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins captures 'Hurricane Matthew' from space station!- See pic

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins captures 'Hurricane Matthew' from space station!- See pic

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has captured an image of monstrous 'Hurricane Matthew' from the space station.

Oct 08, 2016, 20:07 PM IST
Breathtaking image of thunderstorms building on surface of Earth - See pic!

Breathtaking image of thunderstorms building on surface of Earth - See pic!

 NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has shared a breathtaking image of thunderstorms building on the surface of the Earth.

Oct 06, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
Happy Birthday to Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams!

Happy Birthday to Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams!

Williams was born to Indian American neuroanatomist Deepak Pandya and Slovene American Ursuline Bonnie Pandya.

Sep 19, 2016, 19:27 PM IST
Watch this beautiful video of Grand Canyon of Tuolumne River from space!

Watch this beautiful video of Grand Canyon of Tuolumne River from space!

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), has been showering us with the amazing photographs and videos of our planet.

Jul 21, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
Three new crew members join ISS astronauts

Three new crew members join ISS astronauts

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) joined their Expedition 48 crew members aboard the space station when the hatches opened between their Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft and the ISS.

Jul 10, 2016, 10:55 AM IST
Breathtaking image of Bahamas coral reefs captured from space - See pic!

Breathtaking image of Bahamas coral reefs captured from space - See pic!

Tim Kopra is the current commander of the ISS as part of Expedition 46 and Expedition 47.

May 16, 2016, 09:58 AM IST
Spectacular view of the Bahamas from space – See pic!

Spectacular view of the Bahamas from space – See pic!

The astronaut shared the spectacular image of the Bahamas on Twitter.

May 04, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
See pics: Spectacular view of Moonset and Galapagos Islands of Ecuador from space!

See pics: Spectacular view of Moonset and Galapagos Islands of Ecuador from space!

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra has shared the spectacular view of Moonset and Galapagos Islands of Ecuador from space!

Apr 23, 2016, 06:20 AM IST
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly consumes fresh food after a year

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly consumes fresh food after a year

Scott took off for space almost a year back to spend 340 days aboard the International Space Station. 

Mar 04, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
Watch: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly shares space experience!

Watch: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly shares space experience!

In this video, Kelly tells us how he feels after spending a year in space.

Mar 03, 2016, 00:38 AM IST
See pic – Scott Kelly's last photo of moon from space!

See pic – Scott Kelly's last photo of moon from space!

Kelly, who's set to return to the Earth on Tuesday, March 1, said that this will likely be the last photo he takes of the moon.

Feb 29, 2016, 19:01 PM IST
See pic – Scott Kelly's 'best sunrise image' from space!

See pic – Scott Kelly's 'best sunrise image' from space!

According to the astronaut, the image was also one of the last before he heads home next week.

Feb 27, 2016, 20:36 PM IST
NASA astronaut coming back to Earth but efforts on to reach Mars

NASA astronaut coming back to Earth but efforts on to reach Mars

This new field of study, akin to personalised medicine, produces so much information and data to analyse that it's hard to imagine.

Feb 23, 2016, 10:33 AM IST
Check out: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's first ever 'spacewalk selfie'

Check out: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's first ever 'spacewalk selfie'

Kelly and Lindgren will carry out a second spacewalk outsite the ISS again on November 6.

Nov 02, 2015, 19:10 PM IST
Picture: Scott Kelly shares incredible image of morning aurora taken from space station

Picture: Scott Kelly shares incredible image of morning aurora taken from space station

Kelly shared this amazing picture of the morning auroras on his Twitter account.

Oct 12, 2015, 11:47 AM IST
Picture: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captures Hurricane Joaquin from space station

Picture: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captures Hurricane Joaquin from space station

As the powerful Hurricane Joaquin was slamming the Bahamas, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly captured a stunning photo of the storm on Friday morning from the International Space Station (ISS).

Oct 05, 2015, 09:21 AM IST
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.

May 11, 2015, 10:00 AM IST