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Space emergency: Smoke and fire alarms on ISS force Russian cosmonauts to take a 7-hour spacewalk

A smoke and fire alarm went off on the Zvezda service module, which provides living quarters for crew members on the International Space Station. The problem now seems to be sorteqd as the team returned to rest.

Sep 11, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

NASA astronaut reveals how she shampoos hair in microgravity, leaves netizens in awe - Watch

NASA astronaut Megan McArthur provided a detailed step-by-step process to wash hair in space.

Sep 03, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

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

Astronauts take Tokyo Olympics to space, hold closing ceremony in ISS

Japanese and French astronauts did their own small closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 at the International Space Station.

Aug 09, 2021, 10:21 AM IST

International Space Station goes out of control after misfire of Russian module-In pics

On Thursday (July 29) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials informed that the International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost. In this collection of pictures, we take a look at the magnificent ISS situated at the edge of space.

Jul 30, 2021, 16:23 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

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

NASA awards Elon Musk's Space X $2.9 billion contract to bring astronauts to moon by 2024

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded SpaceX led by billionaire Elon Musk a $2.9 Billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the moon as early as 2024.

Apr 26, 2021, 08:55 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

In a first, SpaceX rocket carrying 4 astronauts launches into space

Four astronauts took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a SpaceX rocket on Monday morning. 

Nov 16, 2020, 08:27 AM IST

NASA to launch advanced toilet worth $23mn for International Space Station

NASA is all set to launch this week a $23 million advanced bathroom to the International Space Station (ISS) to test out before using a similar system on future Moon and Mars missions.

Sep 27, 2020, 18:43 PM IST

Astronaut Jeanette Epps on course to become first black woman to join ISS crew

Astronaut Jeanette Epps is set to create history by becoming  the first black woman to serve as an International Space Station (ISS) crew member. Epss has been selected by NASA for a 2021 mission aboard Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. 

Aug 27, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with two NASA astronauts makes splashdown in Florida

SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour, NASA's first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade, returned safely to Earth on Sunday (August 2), splashing down into the water off Pensacola, Florida at 2:48 pm (1848 GMT).

Aug 03, 2020, 07:21 AM IST

SpaceX Crew Dragon undocks from International Space Station, heads back to earth with astronauts Robert Behnken, Douglas Hurley

Billionaire businessman Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday (August 1) undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and is headed back to Earth.

Aug 02, 2020, 07:47 AM IST

Record-setting NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth from space station

The trio departed the International Space Station (ISS) at 11.20 am IST (12.50 am EST) and made a safe, parachute-assisted landing at 2.41 pm IST (4.12 am EST) southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

Feb 06, 2020, 16:12 PM IST

NASA astronaut strongly rejects ex-partner's bank account hack allegations

astronaut Anne McClain's partner Summer Worden had accused her of accessing her bank account from a NASA-owned computer at ISS.

Aug 25, 2019, 14:45 PM IST

NASA astronaut accused of hacking ex-partner's bank account from space station

In a first, space agency NASA is investigating into a claim alleging that one of its astronauts hacked the bank account of her estranged partner while she was living at the International Space Station (ISS).

Aug 25, 2019, 00:18 AM IST

NASA is exploring product endorsements, rocket naming rights: Report

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has unveiled an "Advisory Council committee" that will explore some of these plans, which could include product endorsements from astronauts and even selling the naming rights to rockets and other spacecraft, the Engadget reported. 

Sep 04, 2018, 13:17 PM IST