Articles about Astronauts
23 Jun 2022Space News
A video showing astronaut Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency, wringing a wet cloth in space has become popular on the internet.
25 Aug 2019Space News
As if there weren't enough crimes on Earth already, humans have now taken their nefarious activities to space.
09 Aug 2019Space News
In a major leap for science, researchers at NASA are planning on sending a version of chile peppers in space to be grown and harvested at the International Space Station.
30 Jul 2019India
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.
01 Feb 2019Haryana
Seven astronauts were killed today 16 years ago, after their space shuttle disintegrated on entering the Earth's atmosphere, 16 minutes away from landing. Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian-origin to space-travel, was one of them.
11 Jan 2019Bengaluru
On Friday, ISRO chief K Sivan said that the space agency had set a target of sending Indian astronauts, including women, to space by December 2021, as part of its ambitious human spaceflight project, the Gaganyaan mission.
03 Jan 2019Space News
Pocket-dialling or butt-dialling, whatever you call it, is a pretty common phenomenon that most of us have experienced.
25 Dec 2018Space News
Haven't we all dreamed of life in space and don't we love enacting floating astronauts taking extremely big leaps?
12 Dec 20183D Printing
Humankind is spending more and more time in space, and these long-drawn space missions are only slated to get longer, with mega missions coming up.
20 Aug 2018India
Five days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced about India's space mission, ISRO has confirmed that an astronauts' training facility will soon come up in Bengaluru.
14 Aug 2018Mumbai
Even as Mumbai battles tuberculosis, with over 50,000 new cases reported in 3 years, the Sewri tuberculosis hospital is mulling cultivating spirulina in its premises.
05 Jul 2018Andhra Pradesh
Indian Space Research Organization today successfully carried out a flight-test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System.
01 May 2018India
US President Donald Trump has hailed Indian-origin Kalpana Chawla as an American hero for devoting her life to Space Shuttle program and its various missions transporting cargo and crew to and from International Space Station.
26 Feb 2018Moon
With the potential to become India's biggest science program, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has started working on a project that aims at building igloos or "lunar habitats" on the moon.
01 Feb 2018Haryana
Seven astronauts were killed today 15 years ago, after their space shuttle disintegrated on entering the Earth's atmosphere, 16 minutes away from landing. Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian-origin to space-travel, was one of them.
19 Jan 2018National Aeronautics and Space Administration
When women joined NASA astronaut corps in 1978, male engineers designed them a thoughtful gift: a makeup kit. They figured females couldn't do without it, even in space.
31 Dec 2017Space News
Six astronauts will get to celebrate the New Year's Day 16 times aboard the International Space Station (ISS), at 402.3km above Earth, encircling our planet every 90 minutes, according to NASA.
25 Dec 2017California
Bruce McCandless, the NASA astronaut who became the first person to float untethered in outer-space died at 80.
15 Aug 2017London
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which was launched on Monday, had a very unlikely cargo. Along with 6,400 pounds of cargo, live mice and science experiments, one sweet treat for the six International Space Station astronauts is also there.
12 Jul 2017Space News
A recent study by NASA has discovered a "surprising" setback to the colonization of Mars.
28 Apr 2017Space News
NASA is spending nearly $200 million on new spacesuits but by the time they arrive it might be too late.