US space program

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

Obama announces highest civilian honour to Sally Ride

US President Barack Obama has announced to award the nation`s highest civilian honour posthumously to the first American female astronaut Dr Sally Ride for her contributions to the US space program and education system.

May 21, 2013, 08:25 AM IST