International Space Station

NASA astronaut at ISS gets special gift from Elon Musk, the reason will make you smile

Astronaut Megan McArthur celebrated her 50th birthday aboard the ISS and also had a surprise in store for her. Read here...

Sep 02, 2021, 08:22 AM IST

Chinese Zhurong Mars rover soldiers on after completing programme

After the United States, China is the second country to land and sustainably operate a spacecraft on Mars.

Aug 21, 2021, 15:41 PM IST

International Space Station clicks Aurora Australis pics above Indian Ocean, know more

Aurora Australis is also known as the southern lights and southern polar lights.

Aug 16, 2021, 16:45 PM IST

International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire of Russian module: NASA

The Russian module`s jets inexplicably restarted causing the entire International Space Station to pitch out of its normal flight position, briefly, NASA officials said.

Jul 30, 2021, 08:23 AM IST

NASA sends Hawaiian squids to International Space Station for research

Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squids were raised at the University of Hawaii's Kewalo Marine Laboratory and were blasted into space earlier this month on a SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Jun 22, 2021, 09:32 AM IST

China successfully launches Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft to dock with space station module

China successfully launched an automated cargo spacecraft carrying supplies, equipment and propellant for the country's new space station Tianhe.

May 29, 2021, 23:33 PM IST

NASA, SpaceX launch four astronauts to International Space Station - See pics

"The future's looking good. I think we're at the dawn of a new era of space exploration," Elon Musk said after the liftoff.


Apr 24, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

Bacteria found on International Space Station gets named after Indian scientist Ajmal Khan

According to a study published in the Frontiers in Microbiology, four strains from the family of Mytholobacteriaceae were found on various locations on the International Space Station (ISS) across two consecutive flights on Monday (March 15).

Mar 24, 2021, 15:33 PM IST

Curious about how sunrise and sunset will look from space? Well, feast your eyes here

Have you ever thought how the same Sun would look when you are not on Earth?

Jan 16, 2021, 17:20 PM IST

NASA shares view from space: Bright city lights of New Delhi, snow-covered Himalayas

NASA has shared a breathtaking picture of the Earth as seen from space.

Dec 16, 2020, 17:26 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

SpaceX launch of crew 'Resilience' on first operational mission delayed by weather

SpaceX`s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule, dubbed "Resilience" by its crew, was rescheduled for launch atop the Falcon 9 at 7:27 pm. 

Nov 14, 2020, 10:21 AM IST

SpaceX to send astronaut crew in NASA's first operational mission on Saturday

The four astronauts crew of SpaceX includes three US astronauts and one from Japan, Soichi Noguchi. The operational mission will be launched at  7:49 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2020, 06:30 AM IST

NASA to air departure of Japanese Cargo Ship from International Space Station on August 18

To mark the end of Cargo Ship's three-month stay at the ISS, the Canadarm2 robotic arm will be used by Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy of NASA to release the spacecraft from the station at 1:35 PM. 

Aug 17, 2020, 18:11 PM 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

Spacewalking astronauts closing in on final battery swaps outside International Space Station

NASA's Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy ventured out on their third spacewalk over the past few weeks.

Jul 17, 2020, 01:00 AM IST

NASA selects new head of human spaceflight mission

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has selected Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders to be the agency`s next associate administrator of the Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Mission Directorate.

Jun 13, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

NASA-SpaceX launch: Russian space agency calls President Donald Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

President Trump, who observed the launch, said the United States had regained its place as the world's leader in space, that US astronauts would soon land on Mars, and that Washington would soon have "the greatest weapons ever imagined in history."

Jun 01, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

NASA, SpaceX to launch first Crew Dragon test flight with astronauts on May 27

World's premier space agency NASA and SpaceX have decided to launch the first crewed flight of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon - a vehicle designed to take astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 27. The demonstration mission will carry two NASA astronauts to ISS.

Apr 19, 2020, 12:02 PM IST

Long duration of space travel causes astronaut brain to expand: Study

Space travel of long durations could lead to permanent changes in brain volume of astronauts as well as deformation of the pituitary gland, warns a study.

Apr 18, 2020, 09:58 AM IST