China to use pollution-free propellants for carrier rockets

China is planning to use pollution- free propellants to launch its next generation carrier rockets to support its ambitious space programmes like setting up of permanent space station.

Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew
Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew

For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.

Now, a virtual mock-up of a space station at CUSAT in Kochi

Students, especialilly space enthusiasts, will soon be able to feel the thrill of being on a space station at CUSAT in Kochi, courtesy- `E-Scientia`.

Orbital poised to launch cargo ship to space station

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.

Soon, ISS astronauts to brew fresh, hot coffee in space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will soon be able to enjoy better quality of coffee while at work, courtesy- the ISSpresso machine.

Space station cooling breakdown may delay Orbital launch

NASA rushed on Thursday to fix a breakdown in the cooling system at the International Space Station that may delay the launch next week of Orbital Sciences` first cargo mission.

SpaceX passes NASA’s safety review, targets manned mission in 2017

Your dream of taking a private spaceflight would soon become a reality with the space transport firm SpaceX successfully passing the NASA’s safety reviews test.

China may allow foreign astronauts aboard space station

China on Friday said it plans to open its experimental space station to foreign astronauts to achieve peaceful use of space resources.

Pakistan keen to be 1st foreign nation on China`s space station

Bilal said this after a Chinese space official said that they are willing to open its future space station to foreigners.

China says aims to train astronauts from other countries

China aims to train astronauts from other countries who will conduct missions with their Chinese counterparts, state news agency Xinhua cited a senior official as saying on Monday.

NASA to turn asteroid into space station to orbit the Moon

NASA scientists are planning to capture a 500,000 kg asteroid, relocate it and transform it into a space station for astronauts to refuel at on their way to Mars.

Astronauts see superstorm Sandy from space station

The superstorm that`s ravaging the US East Coast is enormous, even when seen from space.

Sarah Brightman books flight to space station

Famed soprano Sarah Brightman has announced that she had signed up, and paid up, to become the next space tourist.

Space station cosmonauts to make 3D photo report

The crew members at the International Space Station (ISS) will make a photo report about life onboard the orbital complex, with a 3D camera sent by Russian news agency RIA Novosti.

NASA loses command codes to control space station

An unencrypted laptop computer stolen from NASA last year contained command codes used to control the International Space Station.

NASA tracking space debris in space station`s path

The US space agency is
tracking a piece of space junk that could be on a path toward
the International Space Station, where the shuttle Atlantis
has just docked on its final mission, NASA has said.

Astronauts install big magnet on space station

Endeavour`s astronauts accomplished their mission installing a $2 billion cosmic ray detector on ISS.

Shuttle Endeavour arrives at space station

Endeavour docked at the International Space Station on Wednesday morning.

NASA may use space station to prepare flights to Mars

A journey to Mars will require robot systems, ensuring the crew stays healthy and safe.

Discovery leaves space station for the last time

Discovery, the world`s most travelled spaceship, left the ISS today for the last time.