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US may be in `worst position` of space exploration, fears Buzz Aldrin

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:17

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:31

NASA and Boeing have inked a USD 2.8 billion deal to develop a giant rocket which is set to be the largest and most powerful ever built, paving the way for manned missions to Mars.

NASA green signal for 12 space exploration ideas

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 12:39

With an aim to boost big breakthroughs in space exploration, NASA has selected 12 futuristic space technology ideas for funding.

Stay on course to send man to Mars: Scientists

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 22:16

The goal of putting humans in other worlds can be achieved only with appropriate funding and sustained commitment from political leaders, said a congressionally mandated report from the US National Research Council.

`Mars One` vows to defy fatwa by sending people to space

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 19:24

A space exploration company is planning to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars to fight against the fatwa issued by Islamic authorities which mentions that the trip was akin to suicide.

China may soon allow rich to step into space

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 19:18

Rich Chinese tourists will be able to go on a journey into space as China may send its spacecraft into space before the end of 2014.

China wants space collaboration with US

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:26

Buoyed by the successful landing of a rover on the Moon, China has sought global cooperation for space exploration, especially with the US which prohibits direct collaboration between NASA and Chinese space agencies.

Space-faring nations lay groundwork for human, robotic exploration

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 10:10

Officials from 32 of the world`s space-faring nations concluded a trio of summits on Friday to tackle expanding participation in the International Space Station and planning for eventual human expeditions to Mars.

Indian delegation in US for 2-day space conference

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 21:51

Amid strain in ties between the two countries over diplomat`s arrest, a team of leading ISRO scientists are here to take part in the first ever ministerial meet on international space exploration sponsored by the US.

Russia bets on sweeping reform to revive ailing space industry

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 05:13

From rocket-shaped playground equipment to faded murals of cosmonauts, mementos of the heyday of Soviet space exploration are scattered around this sandswept town that launched Yuri Gagarin into orbit in 1961.

NASA testing lighter, more mobile spacesuits for asteroid mission spacewalks

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:11

NASA is talking steps to make spacewalking on an asteroid a reality, as it is testing lighter and more mobile spacesuits for astronauts.

China deploys `Jade Rabbit` lunar rover on moon

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 23:42

China has deployed its lunar rover vehicle on the moon, state media said early Sunday, hours after carrying out the first soft landing on Earth`s satellite since 1976 in a major step for Beijing`s ambitious space programme.