Articles about International Space Station
12 Jun 2021
NASA inviting proposals for two private astronaut missions to ISS
Following in the footsteps of Jared Isaacman-led civilian crewed mission and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's plans to attain escape velocity this year, NASA has announced that it is welcoming proposals from commercial establishments for two private crewed missions to the International Space Station (ISS).
30 Apr 2021
China's space station materializes with the launch of first module
The International Space Station's (ISS) decades long monopoly on space is coming to an end. China has launched the first module of its ambitious space station program from the country's Wenchang Space Launch Centre.
23 Apr 2021
NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts successfully embark on journey to ISS
On April 23, NASA launched a crew of four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station (ISS) without incident.
06 Apr 2021
Astronauts successfully relocate SpaceX's Resilience—first for a commercial crew port
On Monday, astronauts successfully relocated the SpaceX Crew-1 spacecraft from the forward port of the International Space Station's (ISS) Harmony module to the space-facing port.
27 Jan 2021
Axiom Space reveals space tourists visiting ISS for $165 million
You can buy your way into space! For $55 million each, former Israeli Air Force pilot Eytan Stibbe, Canadian investor Mark Pathy, and American real estate investor Larry Connor will fly to the International Space Station sometime next year.
21 Jan 2021
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink satellites into orbit
SpaceX fired up its Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time launching multiple Starlink satellites into orbit on Wednesday.
01 Jan 2021
Ashes of 'Star Trek's Scotty, James Doohan, resting in space
Imagine what it could be to reach for the stars, literally!
16 Nov 2020
SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'Resilience' successfully launches 4 astronauts to ISS
Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has successfully launched four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on its Crew Dragon 'Resilience' spacecraft—its first-ever operational space taxi flight for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
12 Nov 2020
NASA officially certifies SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft for human spaceflights
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US has officially certified Elon Musk-owned SpaceX to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) on its Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket.
06 Oct 2020
International Space Station gets a new toilet, costs $23 million
A new space toilet has been delivered at the International Space Station (ISS).
23 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: China won't approve TikTok deal, and more
Even as TikTok, Oracle, and Walmart came close to finalizing a deal, China is not ready to let the service off the hook.
21 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more
In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.
03 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91
A lot has happened over the weekend.
02 Aug 2020
Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film
Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.
02 Aug 2020
SpaceX is bringing NASA astronauts back: How to watch live
SpaceX has moved into the final phase of the "Launch America" mission - bringing NASA astronauts safely back to Earth in its Crew Dragon capsule.
29 Jun 2020
NASA's contest: Design a 'lunar loo', win Rs. 26 lakh
NASA is going back to the Moon, with the hopes of landing the first woman and the next man there by 2024.
10 Jun 2020
Kathy Sullivan, America's first woman spacewalker, reaches ocean's deepest point
America's first woman spacewalker has now become the first-ever woman to reach the deepest known point in our planet's oceans.
31 May 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Trump targets Twitter, SpaceX-NASA historic mission, JioMart, and more
This week, we saw plenty of developments in the tech world.
31 May 2020
Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS
In the wee hours of Sunday, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the historic #LaunchAmerica mission to the International Space Station.
31 May 2020
#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission
After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.
26 May 2020
SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know
On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.
05 May 2020
Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report
Tom Cruise is leaving the planet, but for a very good reason.
07 Mar 2020
SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here
Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.
25 Jan 2020
NASA, ESA astronauts baked 'space cookies' for the first time
For the first time in the history of human spaceflight, astronauts have baked something in space - a batch of cookies.
20 Jan 2020
SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk
Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.
16 Dec 2019
Elon Musk's SpaceX to send marijuana and coffee into space
Just recently, SpaceX employed its Dragon spacecraft and completed a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.
28 Nov 2019
Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying
After using Russia's Soyuz to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for years, NASA is inching closer to using home-built crafts, thanks to SpaceX and Boeing.
15 Nov 2019
Turns out, Space travel can reverse your blood flow
Elon Musk wants to make humans a 'multi-planetary' species and so does NASA!
08 Nov 2019
Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why
Last week, a dozen bottles of red wine were blasted off from a NASA launchpad in Virginia. The Bordeaux wines have already made their way to the International Space Station (ISS).
17 Oct 2019
NASA changes the schedule of first all-female spacewalk's schedule
NASA has changed the schedule of the first-ever all-female spacewalk, again!
16 Oct 2019
NASA unveils 'futuristic' spacesuits for Moon, Mars missions
In a major development, NASA has taken the wraps off the next-generation spacesuits for its astronauts.
09 Oct 2019
First ever all-women spacewalk on October 21: Details here
Back in March, NASA had disappointed millions around the world by canceling, what could have been, the first-ever all-women spacewalk in the history of humanity.
08 Oct 2019
Astronauts grew meat in space for the first time
In a major development, astronauts have grown meat in space for the very first time.
03 Oct 2019
Soon, ISRO will take first step to build space station
India plans to have its own space station by 2030.
05 Sep 2019
'First space hotel', operational by 2025, to feature artificial gravity
Since Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel to space in 1961, only over 500 people have explored the outer realms of Earth's atmosphere.
25 Aug 2019
First crime committed in space between two women; probe on
As if there weren't enough crimes on Earth already, humans have now taken their nefarious activities to space.
09 Aug 2019
NASA's first fruit grown in space to 'spice-up' astronauts' menu
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.
24 Jun 2019
NASA's Bumble 'space robot' flies on International Space Station
In a major development, a NASA-built robot called Bumble has flown on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time.
21 Jun 2019
NASA's system hacked with a $25 Raspberry Pi: Details here
Despite advancing significantly in space technology, NASA has persistently faced cybersecurity-related issues.
08 Jun 2019
If you're rich, you can go to space for holidaying
The ultra-rich ones amongst us now have a chance to spend their holidays in space, thanks to NASA.