International Space Station
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.
26 Apr 2019
South African man uses smartphone to capture Saturn 'touching' Moon
Saturn lined up with the Moon almost perfectly on March 29, which appeared as if it was touching the lunar object.
21 Apr 2019
Elon Musk's SpaceX's passenger craft suffers anomaly, fails engine test
Elon Musk's SpaceX's mission to ferry humans between Earth and the International Space Station may have hit a major roadblock.
02 Apr 2019
India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine termed India's destruction of its own satellite as part of ASAT missile test under Mission Shakti a "terrible thing".
26 Mar 2019
NASA canceled all-women spacewalk, as they don't have apt spacesuits
A couple of weeks ago, we all were excited to learn that an all-women team will walk in space to carry out routine maintenance of the International Space Station.
12 Mar 2019
In a first, an all-women team will walk in space
In a matter of weeks, NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will step into the darkness of cosmos to perform the first ever all-women spacewalk in the history of humanity.
06 Feb 2019
Apparently, America's space station toilet burst, leaking liters of water
When you live in space, you have to be prepared for everything, even collecting leaked water from the toilet.
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.
25 Dec 2018
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?
20 Dec 2018
NASA hacked! Employees' personal information, social security numbers stolen
It has emerged that US space agency NASA was hacked earlier this year.
12 Dec 2018
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.
21 Nov 2018
NASA to review SpaceX, Boeing, after Musk seen smoking weed
US space agency NASA has ordered a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing, the two companies it has hired to send its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
11 Oct 2018
Astronauts escape after ISS-bound Russian rocket fails mid-air: Details here
A Russian rocket carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) failed mid-air, forcing the duo to make an emergency escape.
07 Oct 2018
SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019
After several delays, Elon Musk's SpaceX will carry out its first human spaceflight in June 2019 by sending astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on board one of its rockets, confirmed NASA.
05 Oct 2018
Deteriorating ties could mark the end of US-Russia space cooperation
On Thursday, two American astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut - Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold from NASA, and Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos - returned to Earth from the International Space Station, wrapping up a 197-day-long mission.
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.
25 Jul 2018
Japan-based start-up 'Warpspace' to fly wedding plaques into space
The sky is no longer the limit for lovers looking for unusual ways to commemorate their nuptials, with a Japanese company now offering to blast commemorative wedding plaques into space.
02 Jul 2018
NASA sent 20 mice astronauts to space, here's why
Space exposure poses myriad health risks to Earth-dwellers, including the likes of vision loss, cancer, and psychological ailments.