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NASA astronauts test free-flying smartphone robots in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:57

Yes, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have been working with the small free-flying robots since 2011. Now, they believe that these small spherical robots, which are being upgraded with the smartphones, will be able to perform the housekeeping jobs for them.

NASA sends odour-resistant dress for astronauts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:20

NASA has sent an Antares rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a Cygnus spacecraft stuffed with supplies for astronauts, including odour-resistant exercise clothing.

Orbital launches cargo ship to space station

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 00:27

Orbital Sciences Corporation today launched its unmanned Cygnus cargo carrier on a journey to resupply the astronauts living aboard the International Space Station.

Orbital poised to launch cargo ship to space station

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10:17

Orbital Sciences Corporation is poised to launch on Sunday its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship packed with more than 3,000 pounds of supplies for astronauts at the International Space Station.

Orbital Sciences to launch next resupply mission to ISS on July 11

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:53

Orbital Sciences Corp has set July 11 as the next launch of their Antares rocket on the company’s second NASA-contracted resupply flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

Now, just pinprick of blood could provide astronauts with correct medical diagnosis

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:21

ESA is building a prototype tester for crews on the International Space Station to provide diagnoses within a few minutes from a pinprick of blood.

SpaceX unveils its new space capsule `Dragon V2`

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 16:08

California-based company SpaceX on Thursday unveiled its new gorgeous spacecraft, `Dragon V2` at its headquarters amid glitz and glamour.

Russian-Western crew blasts off for ISS onboard Soyuz rocket

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 03:59

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a Russian-Western crew blasted off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station, as space cooperation between Moscow and the West presses on despite their worst standoff since the Cold War.

High-tech cage to fly rats to ISS

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 16:20

Good news for astro-rats. They will now have a new high-tech cage to fly them to the International Space Station (ISS), courtesy NASA.

Russia developing manned space programme to replace ISS

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 20:19

Russia is developing a national programme of manned space explorations which will replace the International Space Station (ISS) programme after 2020, the Russian federal space agency, Roscosmos, said Thursday.

Russia`s withdrawal will not affect space station work: NASA chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:32

The head of NASA, Charles Bolden dismissed concerns that the friction between the US and Russia over crisis in Ukraine might spell the end of the International Space Station (ISS).

SpaceX Dragon returns to earth after successful ISS mission

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 20:02

SpaceX`s Dragon cargo capsule returned to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday one month after it was launched from Canaveral, Florida.