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SpaceX success is bad news for Russia which was the sole transporter of astronauts since 2011

NASA gave up its shuttle programme in 2011 and since then has paid USD 80 million for each astronaut taken to the ISS on the Russian Soyuz.

31 May 2020 4:21 PM

'Bull's-eye' landing caps Boeing's faulty astronaut capsule test mission

A software problem on Friday caused the capsule to fail to attain the orbit needed to rendezvous with the space station.

24 Dec 2019 1:00 PM

International Space Station gets a delivery of 'mighty mice', and worms

Don't worry, the organisms are a part of two- muscle building, and agricultural studies taking place on board the space station.

09 Dec 2019 10:51 AM

Dubai celebrates first Arab to reach ISS, Burj Khalifa lights up

Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, lit up the moment of blast-off.

27 Sep 2019 8:41 PM

Check out the humanoid Russia sent aboard the Soyuz

Scientists have sent a humanoid nicknamed Fyodor (Skybot F-850).

23 Aug 2019 7:56 AM


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

SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests

The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand.

21 Apr 2019 10:37 AM

Disease-causing germs on ISS a concern for NASA

NASA explained that the biofilms' ability to cause microbial-induced corrosion on Earth could also damage the ISS infrastructure.

09 Apr 2019 11:33 AM

India's Mission Shakti a terrible thing, says NASA chief

The anti-satellite missile test could “endanger astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

03 Apr 2019 11:02 AM


Boeing delays by months test flights for US human space program

NASA has warned Boeing and SpaceX of design and safety concerns the companies need to address before flying humans to space.

21 Mar 2019 12:02 PM

Unmanned US capsule onboard SpaceX rocket blasts off to ISS

The capsule successfully separated from the rocket about 11 minutes after the launch.

04 Mar 2019 9:02 AM

NASA clears SpaceX test flight to space station

The approval cleared a key hurdle for SpaceX in its quest to help NASA revive America’s human spaceflight program.

25 Feb 2019 11:12 AM

Space crew unfazed ahead of first launch since rocket failure

Together with NASA astronaut Christina Koch they are due to blast off for the International Space Station.

22 Feb 2019 9:36 AM

Russia: Hole drilled from inside Int’l Space Station capsule

Investigators were looking at samples he and crewmate Oleg Kononenko collected during a Dec. 12 spacewalk.

26 Dec 2018 11:20 AM


Astronauts return safely to Earth from Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor landed along with her German crewmate Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency.

21 Dec 2018 11:12 AM

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

The Soyuz lifted off at 1131 GMT from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

04 Dec 2018 11:11 AM

Watch: Cool video of a spacecraft leaving Earth, from ISS

The spacecraft was launched atop a Soyuz rocket with 2,564kg of cargo and supplies.

24 Nov 2018 12:13 PM

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

The rocket took off with a Progress MS-10 spacecraft at 18:14 GMT.

17 Nov 2018 9:07 AM

'We trust our rocket', crew says ahead of first space launch since failure

Russian investigators said the rocket failure was caused by a sensor that was damaged during assembly.

16 Nov 2018 4:24 PM


Russia plans first manned space mission since rocket failure

A Russian cosmonaut and US astronaut were forced to abort their mission on Oct. 11 and perform an emergency landing.

01 Nov 2018 8:51 AM

Russian Soyuz rocket failure caused by faulty sensor

Russian news agencies citing an official confirmed the same.

01 Nov 2018 8:25 AM

About 100 species of microorganisms living on ISS, eroding spacecraft

Currently, there are about 100 species of microorganisms, fungi on the ISS that are considered to be a hazard for astronauts.

29 Oct 2018 10:58 AM

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28

Russia still planned to go ahead as planned with its next manned flight to the ISS in December.

16 Oct 2018 8:56 AM

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months

Russia has temporarily suspended all manned space launches after two astronauts made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan.

16 Oct 2018 8:44 AM


Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space

The two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket would fly again.

12 Oct 2018 1:05 PM

Russian space rocket fails in mid-air, two-man US-Russian crew lands safely

US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin landed safely.

11 Oct 2018 6:07 PM

ISS says renegotiating Dell tracking stock offer would be best option

Dell issued the tracking stock in 2016 to buy data storage company EMC Corp for $67 billion.

06 Oct 2018 9:50 AM

Space station receives special delivery from Japan’s White Stork

The cargo ship known as Kounotori in Japanese arrived at the International Space Station on Thursday.

28 Sep 2018 10:31 AM

Russia weighs in on possibility of deliberate act in space station damage

Crew members last week found the hole - roughly 2 millimeters in diameter - on the inner wall of Russia’s Soyuz module.

06 Sep 2018 8:40 AM


Google lets you board the 34-years-old Discovery Space Shuttle

The 360-degree video was captured using Google’s Halo camera, and takes us along with the astronauts.

02 Sep 2018 10:37 AM

Russia: ISS air pressure restored after leak

The leak, which was discovered Thursday, was traced to a small hole in one of the Russian Soyuz capsules docked at the station.

01 Sep 2018 11:12 AM

Astronaut performs with Kraftewerk from space

Video posted shows German astronaut Alexander Gerst “dropping in” for a live performance from the ISS.

22 Jul 2018 5:31 PM

Pope receives personalised space suit fitted with a white cape

Astronauts from the International Space Station gave the Pope blue jump suit with a white cape.

11 Jun 2018 7:19 AM

Big proxy adviser ISS does not support Zuckerberg in proxy vote

The advisory firm suggested Facebook create a formal committee to nominate board candidates.

17 May 2018 9:03 AM


Reused Falcon 9 delivers cargo to ISS

Monday's trip marked SpaceX's 14th resupply mission for NASA under a $1.6 billion contract.

03 Apr 2018 3:09 PM

Two Americans, one Russian dock with International Space Station

On board the capsule were NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev.

24 Mar 2018 9:19 AM

Space capsule with 3 astronauts returns to Earth

The three were pulled out of the capsule within 20 minutes and appeared to be in good condition.

15 Dec 2017 10:50 AM

Astronauts make and eat pizza from scratch on International Space Station

NASA took pity on Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli's pizza craving and shipped up all the ingredients on an Orbital ATK capsule.

05 Dec 2017 10:22 AM

SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station

The Dragon holds 3 tons of cargo, mostly research.

17 Aug 2017 9:52 AM


Three-man crew reaches space station as US boosts research

The men will join two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut already aboard the station, a project of 15 nations.

29 Jul 2017 8:34 AM

Scientists developing deep space habitat for NASA

The prototype will integrate technologies to keep astronauts safe while onboard and operate the spacecraft autonomously when unoccupied.

27 Jul 2017 4:28 PM

SpaceX craft returns to Earth after 2nd space station trip

A SpaceX Dragon capsule that brought supplies to the International Space Station has splashed down as planned in the Pacific Ocean.

04 Jul 2017 8:45 AM

SpaceX's first recycled Dragon arrives at space station

It was originally flown on SpaceX's fourth re-supply mission in 2014.

06 Jun 2017 8:14 AM

Elon Musk’s Space X blasts off first recycled spaceship to ISS

SpaceX blasted off a shipment of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station.

05 Jun 2017 10:09 AM


Astronauts return after marathon ISS mission

Pesquet and Novitskiy arrived at the station on November 20 for a six-month mission with American Peggy Whitson.

03 Jun 2017 8:04 AM

Astronauts pull of space station repairs

NASA scrambled to put together a spacewalk so there would be a backup in case that second unit failed

24 May 2017 8:11 PM

Trump congratulates Whitson for breaking US space record

Trump impressed with astronauts for achieving breakthroughs in space, tired of politicians

25 Apr 2017 10:22 AM

US, Russian crew lands after six-month stay on space station

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough was accompanied by Russian space agency cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko

11 Apr 2017 7:40 AM

British teen corrects NASA data error

A 17-year-old schoolboy in the UK has pointed out an error in the data recorded by NASA on the International Space Station

25 Mar 2017 8:03 PM


'Lost' Chandrayaan-1 found orbiting Moon: NASA

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost communication with Chandrayaan-1 on August 29, 2009, almost a year after it was launched.

10 Mar 2017 3:44 PM

Video | Take a ‘live’ look at the Earth from the ISS in real time

The video comes from NASA HDEV cameras allowing for hd streaming from space!

18 Feb 2017 11:48 AM

NASA captures image of ISS crossing Sun

The ISS orbits the Earth at an altitude of about 330 to 435 kilometres that it would be very difficult to see it directly

01 Jan 2017 9:28 PM

Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia: Russia

Roscosmos said the craft was operating normally before it stopped transmitting data 6 minutes after the launch.

02 Dec 2016 8:33 AM

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