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US lawmakers seek review of Outer Space Treaty amid competition

US lawmakers seek review of Outer Space Treaty amid competition

For instance the treaty does not prohibit the placement of conventional weapons in orbit. It also states that the exploration of outer space shall be done to benefit all countries and that space shall be free for exploration and use by all the states.

May 26, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Historic 200th spacewalk delayed after NASA discovers water leak!

Historic 200th spacewalk delayed after NASA discovers water leak!

Spacewalks usually last about six and a half hours, but Friday's would be "abbreviated" due to the late start and would last about four hours.

May 12, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
 Why astronauts become visually impaired on longer space missions

Why astronauts become visually impaired on longer space missions

Astronauts usually suffer from visual problems when they go for a longer space mission.

Nov 28, 2016, 23:02 PM IST
NASA testing new technology to help spacecraft land safely on Mars

NASA testing new technology to help spacecraft land safely on Mars

Doing so helps engineers understand how it would perform after exposure to handling, storage and deployment during a space flight mission.

Mar 09, 2016, 17:05 PM IST
Space mission: India, US explore collaboration avenues

Space mission: India, US explore collaboration avenues

The Mars Working Group of the two countries, which met Thursday, sought to identify and implement goals that NASA and ISRO share on Mars exploration.

Feb 26, 2016, 00:16 AM 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

China and EU mulling joint space mission

 China and Europe are in collaboration for the launch of a low-cost space mission.

Mar 23, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

2014: A politically eventful year for India

The year witnessed a change in India's political guard with BJP unseating the Congress by notching up 281 of the 545 Lok Sabha seats. Narendra Modi was sworn-in as the country's 15th Prime Minister.

Dec 30, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

US sees greater cooperation with India on space security

Facing challenges from countries like China, the US sees greater co-operation with India on space security issues, a senior American official has said.

Mar 04, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Rosetta spacecraft wakes up after 31-month hiatus

Rosetta, the comet-chasing space probe launched by the European Space Agency a decade ago, has woken up from a 31-month long hibernation.

Jan 21, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

Mission to probe origin of the Universe announced

A unique space mission to open up hidden chapters in the history of the Universe was announced Friday that will detect ripples in space time caused by some of the most violent events.

Nov 29, 2013, 22:26 PM IST

China shows off moon rover model before launch

China offered a rare glimpse into its secretive space programme today, displaying a model of a lunar rover that will explore the moon`s surface in an upcoming mission.

Nov 06, 2013, 09:23 AM IST

Valentina Tereshkova ready for one-way trip to Mars

Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, said Friday that she disapproved of space tourists and would be prepared to leave retirement to undertake a one-way trip to Mars.

Jun 08, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

Britain`s first astronaut to go on space mission in 2015

Britain`s first "official" astronaut, 41-year-old Major Tim Peake, has been selected to go on a five-month mission to the International Space Station in 2015, a media report said Sunday.

May 19, 2013, 20:42 PM IST

UK`s first astronaut to go on space mission in 2015

Britain`s first "official" astronaut, 41-year-old Major Tim Peake, has been selected to go on a five-month mission to the International Space Station in 2015, a media report said on Sunday.

May 19, 2013, 17:12 PM IST

Iran to send astronauts into space by 2018: Report

An Iranian semi-official news agency says the country plans to send its first astronauts into space by 2018.

Feb 05, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

ISRO planning 10 space missions in 2013

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has introduced some new privacy controls on Wednesday.

Dec 13, 2012, 10:28 AM IST

China unveils ambitious space projects

China will launch several space projects, including a hard X-ray telescope for black hole studies, between 2014 and 2016, a Chinese academic announced Wednesday.

Aug 22, 2012, 16:34 PM IST

PM announces Mars mission, says will be huge step

India will send a spaceship to Mars to collect important scientific information about the Red Planet, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced today.

Aug 15, 2012, 09:19 AM IST

Sunita Williams blasts off for 2nd space odyssey

Indian-American record-setting astronaut Sunita Williams along with her two colleagues today took off for her second space odyssey on a Russian Soyuz rocket.

Jul 15, 2012, 08:36 AM IST