Rick Mastracchio

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

Astronaut to give university speech from space

University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year`s graduation address to the school of engineering in person. But he`ll be out of town on May 10, orbiting the globe on the International Space Station.

May 02, 2014, 09:11 AM IST

Astronaut to give university speech from space

University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year`s graduation address to the school of engineering in person. But he`ll be out of town on May 10, orbiting the globe on the International Space Station.

May 02, 2014, 01:16 AM 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

NASA astronaut takes stunning photo during spacewalk

NASA has released a photo of astronaut Mike Hopkins while he was spacewalking on December 24, 2013.

Dec 29, 2013, 00:27 AM IST

Astronauts poised for second spacewalk to repair station

Two American astronauts prepared to step out Tuesday on a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk to wrap up repairs to the cooling system at the International Space Station, NASA said.

Dec 24, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

US astronauts begin spacewalk for station repairs

Two US astronauts today stepped outside the International Space Station for the first of three spacewalks to fix a broken equipment cooling system, NASA said.

Dec 21, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Urgent spacewalks planned to fix space station`s cooling system

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will begin a series of spacewalks this weekend to repair the orbital outpost`s cooling system, delaying a cargo resupply flight until January, NASA said on Tuesday.

Dec 18, 2013, 09:55 AM IST

NASA invites you to send season`s greetings to ISS

US space agency has invited space aficionados and well wishers to send season’s greetings to the two NASA astronauts onboard the International Space Station.

Dec 07, 2013, 00:57 AM 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