Astronauts

Astronauts finish 1st solar arrays installation outside International Space Station

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet in their eighth spacewalk of the year outside the ISS deployed the new ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA) on the far end of the left (port) side of the station`s backbone truss structure (P6).
 

Jun 23, 2021, 16:28 PM IST

SpaceX Crew-2 scheduled to be launched by NASA on April 22

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is all set for its second flight to International Space Station (ISS). NASA will launch the Crew-2 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 22.

Apr 16, 2021, 16:48 PM IST

First woman, Indian-American Raja Chari among NASA's 18 astronauts for Artemis Moon mission

Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari is part of NASA's 18 member team who will train for its Artemis moon-landing mission.

Dec 10, 2020, 22:44 PM IST

First time ever in space! Astronauts harvest radish crop aboard International Space Station; watch

This is how the astronauts have harvested radish crop on the ISS.

 

Dec 04, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

45 years later, the spacecraft Dragon landed in the sea

NASA's 2 Astronauts were in this spacecraft

Aug 03, 2020, 08:20 AM IST

NASA, SpaceX all set for return of astronauts from International Space Station to Earth on August 2

The homecoming of two astronauts after more than two months at the ISS will mark the first return of a commercially built and operated American spacecraft carrying astronauts from the space station.

Aug 01, 2020, 18:01 PM IST

US astronauts embark on first all-female spacewalk

Koch and Meir, clad in white spacesuits and tethered by cords to the station some 254 miles (408 km) above Earth, stepped into outer space at 7:38 am Eastern time (1138 GMT) to replace a faulty power unit designed to help condition energy stored from the station`s solar panels, NASA announced online as it showed live video of the action.

Oct 19, 2019, 00:16 AM IST

How NASA plans to shield astronauts from radiation on moon

Scientists and engineers at NASA's Johnson Space Center are developing a way to make use of the mass on board the Orion spacecraft to protect the crew who venture into deep space.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth

The first study to demonstrate that astronauts do not experience dizziness or fainting during routine activity after landing, as long as they participate in certain types of exercise training while in flight and receive IV fluids when they return to earth.

Jul 22, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP

The study is the first to examine the condition called "orthostatic intolerance" during daily activities when the astronauts returned home.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Red wine can help astronauts stay strong on Mars trip

 Astronauts who wish to undertake the nine-month journey from Earth to Mars in the future would be better off sipping red wine during the trip.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts ready for 'messy camping trip' to space

Space shuttle veterans Bob Behnken, 48, and Doug Hurley, 52 are slated for blastoff later this year or in 2020 from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:48 AM IST

Deshhit: Three Indian astronauts to spend 7 days in space

Three Indian astronauts will be sent to space for up to seven days by 2022, as part of India's ambitious Gaganyaan project by ISRO, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced this evening.

Dec 28, 2018, 21:16 PM IST

NASA astronauts successfully complete 209th spacewalk outside space station

Expedition 55 Flight Engineers Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel of NASA successfully completed the fourth spacewalk of the year outside the International Space Station on Thursday, March 29.

Mar 30, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

'Happy space suits' to prevent depression in astronauts in the offing

The eventual product will incorporate the wireless sensors into astronaut clothing so that physicians on Earth can also monitor the person?s pulse rate, blood pressure, and joint angles.

Feb 26, 2018, 17:29 PM IST

Scientists use microbes to convert human waste into space food

The study was published in the quarterly scientific journal Life Sciences in Space Research.

Jan 31, 2018, 18:56 PM IST

Astronauts lose additional bone due to space radiation, but not muscle: Study

The findings raise intriguing questions about the relationship between bone and muscle, especially for humans on Earth dealing with age-related bone and muscle loss. 

Dec 18, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Huge cave on Moon could one day house astronauts

Scientists believe that it would shelter astronauts from dangerous radiation and wild temperature swings. 

Oct 21, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Monitoring microbes can keep 'Marsonauts' healthy: Study

Researchers have found that apart from the crew - the main source of human-associated bacteria inside the habitat - confinement appears to be the strongest trigger shaping the bacterial community which remains highly dynamic over time.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

ISS astronauts welcome three new crew members

The Soyuz rocket carrying Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos, NASA first-time flyer Mark Vande Hei and his veteran colleague Joe Acaba launched as scheduled from Baikonur at 3:17 am (2117 GMT).
 

Sep 13, 2017, 10:51 AM IST