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International space station

Aakar Patel | The new race in space: Can India emerge on top? What lies next?

The winners in the race this time stand to make large amounts of money.

18 Jul 2023 12:30 AM

AA Edit | Modi’s visit takes India-US ties to an entirely new level

These warm ties appear so naturally aligned it is a mystery why they took so long to manifest

24 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

World's 1st space tourist signs up for flight around moon

He isn't interested in hopping on a 10-minute flight to the edge of space or repeating what he did 21 years ago

12 Oct 2022 7:17 PM

AA Edit | New space pioneers

Waiting in the wings is Elon Musk whose company has greater reach in space already

22 Jul 2021 1:16 AM

A vacation on the ISS for the first space tourists likely in 2021

One seat already booked as Axiom Space sells three $55 million tickets for a 10-day trip to the International Space Station on SpaceX craft

06 Mar 2020 8:13 PM


Astronaut Christina Koch set to return after breaking women spaceflight record

She also participated in the first-ever spacewalk by women

06 Feb 2020 9:29 AM

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

Now, build your own International Space Station with Lego bricks

The new ISS model is based on a concept from Lego fan Christoph Ruge and consists of 864 pieces.

23 Jan 2020 7:10 AM

Boeing spacecraft lands in New Mexico after aborted mission

The Starliner capsule had to be brought back after thrusters failed to activate as planned, preventing it from reaching a high enough orbit.

23 Dec 2019 10:42 AM

Watch: Actor Brad Pitt calls up astronaut at ISS, asks ‘Did you spot Indian moon lander’?

Brad Pitt talked to astronaut Nick Hague at the International Space Station.

17 Sep 2019 3:04 PM


Russian robot 'Fedor' leaves international space station

A live translation from Russian space agency Roscosmos showed a Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft leaving the ISS.

07 Sep 2019 10:06 AM

Weather postpones SpaceX launch of supplies to space station

The private firm only had a split second window to launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon capsule.

25 Jul 2019 3:32 PM

Got USD 50 million to spare for a vacation? NASA to open space station to tourists

The shift reverses a long-standing prohibition against tourists and private interests at the orbiting research lab.

08 Jun 2019 10:44 AM

SpaceX to send organs on a chip to the International Space Station

The organs on a chip replicate human physiological function at the cellular level.

05 May 2019 10:20 AM

Russian supply ship reaches space station in record time

The Progress freighter blasted off Thursday from the Russian launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

08 Apr 2019 10:34 AM


Indian satellite destruction created 400 pieces of debris: NASA

The satellite was destroyed at a relatively low altitude of 300 kilometres, well below the ISS and most satellites in orbit.

02 Apr 2019 8:10 AM

NASA scraps all-women space walk

The historic walk has been cancelled for the lack of a well-fitting suit for the second woman astronaut.

26 Mar 2019 3:05 PM

Russian cosmonauts take samples on 6th hour of spacewalk to crack mystery

Roscosmos has ruled out a manufacturing defect causing the 2 mm-wide hole found in August.

14 Dec 2018 1:38 PM

NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip: Report

NASA has been paying Russia up to $82 million a seat to ferry US astronauts to and from the ISS.

12 Jul 2018 8:14 AM

Russian cargo ship makes fastest-ever trip to space station

The unmanned spacecraft loaded with nearly three tons of supplies docked at the station in the automatic mode less than four hours.

11 Jul 2018 9:15 AM