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International Space Station gets a new toilet, costs $23 million

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).

To promote gender-equality, all-women flight took 120 girls to NASA

14 Oct 2019

To promote gender-equality, all-women flight took 120 girls to NASA

To promote gender equality in the male-dominated aviation industry, Delta Air Lines recently flew 120 girls to NASA in Houston on an all-women crew flight.

NASA's system hacked with a $25 Raspberry Pi: Details here

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.

This astronaut mistakenly called 911 from space: Here's what happened

03 Jan 2019

This astronaut mistakenly called 911 from space: Here's what happened

Pocket-dialling or butt-dialling, whatever you call it, is a pretty common phenomenon that most of us have experienced.

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

04 Aug 2018

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, built and operated by The Boeing Company and SpaceX, starting next year.

Record-breaking NASA astronaut and crew back home

03 Sep 2017

Record-breaking NASA astronaut and crew back home

After logging 196 kilometers in space and 4,623 orbits of Earth, 57-year old NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth with her crewmates.

Lone astronaut casts vote before US election

08 Nov 2016

Lone astronaut casts vote before US election

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) agency, Shane Kimbrough, the lone American astronaut in space has already cast his vote for the upcoming elections.