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Elon Musk reveals plans to drink coffee on Mars
Business

Elon Musk reveals plans to drink coffee on Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday pulled off the "toughest launch ever" of the company's Falcon Heavy rocket, but that's not what we are here to talk about.
Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 16 years after her death
India

Celebrating Kalpana Chawla, 16 years after her death

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.
ISRO to send astronauts, including women, to space by 2021
India

ISRO to send astronauts, including women, to space by 2021

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

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.
Watch: Astronaut struggles to walk after spending 197-days in space
World

Watch: Astronaut struggles to walk after spending 197-days in space

Haven't we all dreamed of life in space and don't we love enacting floating astronauts taking extremely big leaps?
Body parts could be 3D printed to heal injured astronauts
Science

Body parts could be 3D printed to heal injured astronauts

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.
India to get its own astronauts' training facility, soon
India

India to get its own astronauts' training facility, soon

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.
Astronaut's superfood will now be created by Mumbai's TB-hospital
Mumbai

Astronaut's superfood will now be created by Mumbai's TB-hospital

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.
ISRO successfully carries out flight test for Crew Escape System
India

ISRO successfully carries out flight test for Crew Escape System

Indian Space Research Organization today successfully carried out a flight-test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System.

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