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AA Edit | Indian astronauts set for space adventure

Four Air Force test pilots shortlisted to embark on a historic journey in India's indigenous spacecraft, marking a significant milestone

29 Feb 2024 12:00 AM

Astronauts can grow fresh food during space missions: Nasa

Nasa says lettuce grown in space is as nutritious as ones on earth

08 Mar 2020 1:06 PM

Another giant leap for mankind as astronauts bake first space cookies

The cookies returned to Earth on the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and will undergo testing by food scientists to determine if they are edible.

25 Jan 2020 11:13 AM

Mind-blowing 8K VR headset steals the show

This 8K VR headset is meant for NASA astronauts.

08 Jan 2020 7:53 AM

US astronauts embark on the first all-female spacewalk

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir accomplished the much-anticipated milestone for NASA.

19 Oct 2019 9:44 AM


US sportswear brand designs commercial sports wear

Virgin Galactic unveils commercial space suits.

17 Oct 2019 10:37 AM

NASA astronauts try on SpaceX suits for 2020 mission

The purpose of the dry run was to practice all the steps.

12 Aug 2019 7:44 AM

Red wine compound may help astronauts stay strong: Study

A study published in the journal 'Frontiers in Physiology' shows that resveratrol substantially preserves muscle mass and strength.

19 Jul 2019 3:31 PM

Space station crew confident on eve of first launch since rocket failure

Ovchinin said a small fault had been discovered in their Soyuz-FG launch vehicle on Tuesday, but had been fixed.

14 Mar 2019 9:40 AM

Next US astronaut on Russian rocket confident after mishaps

Last month, astronauts had to make an emergency landing in Kazakhstan following a failed launch.

11 Nov 2018 11:52 AM


Russia offers to train Indian astronauts

The Russian state space corporation made a proposal for participation of Russian specialists in the training of Indian astronauts.

16 Sep 2018 12:04 PM

Sunita Williams, 8 others to fly on Boeing, SpaceX spacecraft: NASA

The space agency announced that the nine astronauts will launch on the first crewed test flights and missions of new commercial spacecraft.

04 Aug 2018 8:15 AM

CIMON, first robot hardwired to assist astronauts launches from Florida

Crew Interactive Mobile Companion, English-speaking droid, will help astronaut Alexander Gerst conduct experiments on Intnl Space Station.

29 Jun 2018 7:23 PM

Thailand sends smelly durian into space

Different kinds of Thai rice will also make the daring journey.

02 Jun 2018 6:13 PM

The fourth moonwalker, Alan Bean, dies at 86,

Bean was the lunar module pilot for the second moon landing mission in November 1969.

27 May 2018 8:08 AM


Spacewalking astronauts tackle pump work at space station

Mission Control warned the spacewalkers to be careful of possible leaks of the toxic ammonia coolant.

16 May 2018 8:42 PM

US-Russian crew returns from space station

The Soyuz spacecraft brought back Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei, from the NASA, and Alexander Misurkin, from Russian space agency Roscosmos.

28 Feb 2018 9:56 AM

Astronauts will now eat their own excreta

Even though it may sound weird, it definitely will save a lot of space and effort to take edibles along on the journey.

03 Feb 2018 2:14 PM

Recording-setting spacewalk ends with antenna in wrong spot

The trouble arose toward the end of the more than 8-hour spacewalk.

03 Feb 2018 2:11 PM

Microbes used to convert human waste into space food

The team found that methane was readily produced during anaerobic digestion of human waste and could be used to grow a different microb.

29 Jan 2018 8:43 PM