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NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Jeanette Epps to be part of upcoming space station crew in 2018!

NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel and Jeanette Epps to be part of upcoming space station crew in 2018!

Feustel and Epps will be added to the long list of distinguished astronauts who have been a part of space missions on the ISS since November 2000.

NASA gears up to explore the early solar system; announces two new robotic missions!

NASA gears up to explore the early solar system; announces two new robotic missions!

Lucy and Psyche, as the missions are being called, are robotic missions planned for launch in 2021 and 2023 respectively, with an aim to target mysterious, unstudied asteroids.

Breaking records: China gears up to send 30 missions into space in 2017!

Breaking records: China gears up to send 30 missions into space in 2017!

The probe would land on the moon, collect samples and return to Earth.

NASA's #YearInSpace mission: Eight things to know!

NASA's #YearInSpace mission: Eight things to know!

The space mission has been a huge help to US space agency NASA, in terms of research and findings.  

Specialised fuel to power future deep space missions

Specialised fuel to power future deep space missions

Researchers from US Department of Energy (DOE) have completed the production of a specialised fuel to power future deep space missions.

NASA upgrades Orion's thermal protection system for next mission

NASA upgrades Orion's thermal protection system for next mission

It consists of the spacecraft’s main heat shield that faces into the atmosphere on re-entry to slow the spaceship down and also the grid of tiles known as the back shell.

NASA seeks astronauts for deeper space missions

NASA seeks astronauts for deeper space missions

From pilots and engineers to scientists and medical doctors, NASA selects qualified astronaut candidates from a diverse pool of US citizens with a wide variety of backgrounds.

Hindi atlas on Mars Orbiter Mission released

 Union minister Jitendra Singh on Monday released the first-ever Hindi atlas on Mars Orbiter Mission and said the language could help spread awareness on space missions in the country.

NASA completes key milestone for most powerful rocket

NASA completes key milestone for most powerful rocket

The agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) is the first vehicle designed to meet the challenges of the journey to Mars and the first exploration class rocket since the Saturn V.

NASA wants to turn astronauts' poop into food

NASA wants to turn astronauts' poop into food

The US space agency has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars.

NASA to develop augmented reality glasses for astronauts

 Several outer space tasks like doing repairs and conducting experiments may become a lot easier for astronauts now as NASA is developing augmented reality glasses like Google Glass for them.

ISRO working on manned space mission: Dr Radhakrishnan

ISRO working on manned space mission: Dr Radhakrishnan

After the success of Mangalyaan, the Indian Space Research Organisation is working on developing technology to send a manned mission to space, the organisation's former chief Dr K Radhakrishnan today said.

Aiming indigenous engines for space missions: ISRO

Aiming for indigenous engines for India's space missions, ISRO chairman Dr K Radhakrishnan on Monday laid the foundation stone for Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing (ICEM) facility here.

NASA seeks ideas to reduce radiation exposure on space missions

NASA is looking for ideas from public for innovative ways to help mitigate radiation exposure on deep space missions.

New technique developed to turn pee into fuel and drinking water during space missions

Rather than ejecting astronaut pee into space, scientists are developing a new technique that can turn this waste burden into a boon by converting it into fuel and much-needed drinking water.

Space debris can make future space missions impossible

There may soon be so much debris in orbit around the Earth that future space missions could become impossible, scientists have warned.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield documents his space odysseys

The windows of a spaceship casually frame miracles. Every 92 minutes, another sunrise: a layer cake that starts with orange, followed by a thick wedge of blue and topped with richest and darkest icing decorated with stars.

ISRO seeking Lord Balaji`s blessings is superstition: CNR Rao

Bharat Ratna-designate Prof. C N R Rao terms ISRO`s long-time practice of seeking the divine blessings in Tirupathi before its space missions an act of superstition he does not believe in.

What clothes astronauts would need to survive decades-long space missions

A University of Rhode Island professor has said that we should start thinking about what kinds of clothes astronauts will need for decades-long space missions, considered the next phase of exploration to infinity and beyond.

Near-Earth asteroids and Mars` 2 moons considered for future space missions

Researchers have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how humans will explore and work on near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and eventually the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos.