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NASA congratulates `Gravity` for Oscar wins (watch video)

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:33

Even as Alfonso Cuarón`s `Gravity` ruled the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony night with seven Oscar awards, NASA congratulated the filmmakers as well as honoured the film by releasing some breathtaking pictures resembling clips from the movie.

1,00,000 people apply for `one-way ticket` to Mars to never return to Earth

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 19:56

The Mars One project by NASA which aims to colonize Mars beginning in 2022 has reportedly revealed that more than 1, 00,000 people are eager to join the project in a bid to visit the red planet but do not want to come back.

Soyuz spaceship blasts off for ISS

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 10:23

Three astronauts, two Russians and an American blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Soyuz spaceship on Tuesday.

NASA trains astronauts `for asteroid mission`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 15:19

NASA is reportedly training a team of astronauts for a mission to land on an asteroid by the end of the next decade.

More people now want to be astronauts: NASA

Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 11:15

NASA has received 6,372 applications for its 2013 class of astronauts, double the usual number.

NASA needs to keep more astronauts on hand: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, September 08, 2011, 09:55

Many astronauts have retired or quit with this year`s end of the space shuttle program.

`Atlantis Shuttle to stay one extra day in space`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 13:36

NASA has decided to extend its final space shuttle mission by one day and provided a bonus day to its Astronauts aboard the shuttle Atlantis.

Space shuttle astronauts will check for damage

Last Updated: Saturday, July 09, 2011, 14:54

Atlantis astronauts will spend most of their first full day in orbit checking the space shuttle`s delicate heat shield for any damage from Friday`s launch.

Endeavour astronauts wrap up third spacewalk

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 19:44

Two US astronauts wrapped up their third spacewalk outside the ISS on Wednesday.

NASA astronauts remove faulty pump outside ISS

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 09:05

US astronauts have successfully removed a stubborn cooling pump outside the ISS.