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NASA`s space vegetable project to soon provide lettuce to astronauts

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:25

NASA will launch the Vegetable Production System aboard SpaceX`s Dragon capsule on Monday.

NASA to let you create your own space craft!

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 20:46

Ever imagined creating your own space shuttle? If you are clueless how to start, here comes NASA to your aid.

Tiny robot surgeon to get inside astronauts` gut

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 14:51

Researchers have developed a fist-sized robot surgeon that slides into the body through an incision in the belly button and can help perform surgery on astronauts in deep space.

Space makes the heart grow rounder: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 23:53

Astronauts` hearts grow rounder while they are in space, suggesting that spending lots of time in microgravity could lead to heart problems, according to US research today.

When earth goes red for better health!

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:45

In a stunning view, NASA has captured the earth donning the role of Red Planet!

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.

Fruit flies bred in space reveal microgravity`s impact on astronauts

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 22:08

Fruit flies bred in space are now offering scientists a clue as to how astronauts` immune systems could get damaged during prolonged space travel.

Indian-born engineer creates 3D printer that makes pizzas for astronauts

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 20:06

An Indian-origin engineer, who works for the Texas-based Systems & Materials Research Corporation, claims to have developed a 3D printer that can print food and pizza for astronauts on long missions.

Astronauts repeat spacewalk, with mixed success

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 02:32

Two Russian space station astronauts took a spacewalk on Monday to complete a job left undone last month, but ran into new trouble.

New spacesuit `squeezes` astronauts` bones into shape

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:33

Researchers have created a new spacesuit, which will help keep astronauts` posture in check, while they are in space.

Astronauts working to make water that burns

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 15:41

On Earth we use water to put out most fires, but astronaut researchers on board the ISS are working to develop a special kind of water that actually makes things burn.

Soon, you can watch Earth spin from comfort of your home

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 14:26

Two Russian astronauts, who took a record-breaking seven and a half hour spacewalk outside the ISS, were unsuccessful at installing cameras that would allow people to watch the Earth spin from the comfort of their house.