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SpaceX is bringing NASA astronauts back: How to watch live

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.

Now, Elon Musk is selling Tesla-branded 'short shorts'

06 Jul 2020

Now, Elon Musk is selling Tesla-branded 'short shorts'

After selling fancy electric cars, setting up an underground rapid movement system, and renting rocket and space capsule to NASA for manned missions, the maverick Elon Musk is onto selling something absurd - 'short shorts'.

NASA's contest: Design a 'lunar loo', win Rs. 26 lakh

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.

Kathy Sullivan, America's first woman spacewalker, reaches ocean's deepest point

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.

Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS

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.

#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

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.

SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

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.

SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

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.

NASA, ESA astronauts baked 'space cookies' for the first time

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.

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

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.

Elon Musk's SpaceX to send marijuana and coffee into space

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.

Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying

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.

Turns out, Space travel can reverse your blood flow

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!

Dozen red wine bottles launched into space; here's why

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).

NASA unveils 'futuristic' spacesuits for Moon, Mars missions

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.

First ever all-women spacewalk on October 21: Details here

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.

Astronauts grew meat in space for the first time

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.

First crime committed in space between two women; probe on

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.

NASA's first fruit grown in space to 'spice-up' astronauts' menu

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.

NASA's new contest seeks a way to grow space garden

02 Jul 2019

NASA's new contest seeks a way to grow space garden

In a bid to sustain the future of humanity in space, NASA is calling experts from different industries to come up with solutions to grow fresh crops and vegetables in microgravity.

Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

29 Jun 2019

Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

Back in March, India reaffirmed its position as a space power by demonstrating the ability to destroy a satellite in low-Earth orbit.

NASA's Bumble 'space robot' flies on 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.

If you're rich, you can go to space for holidaying

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.

Elon Musk's SpaceX's passenger craft suffers anomaly, fails engine test

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.

India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA

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".

In a first, an all-women team will walk in space

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.

Apparently, America's space station toilet burst, leaking liters of water

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.

Railways to introduce airport-like security at train stations: Details here

06 Jan 2019

Railways to introduce airport-like security at train stations: Details here

The Indian Railways is planning to ramp up security at train stations, and the plan is to make them akin to airports.

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.

NASA hacked! Employees' personal information, social security numbers stolen

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.

Body parts could be 3D printed to heal injured astronauts

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.

NASA to review SpaceX, Boeing, after Musk seen smoking weed

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).

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

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.

NASA sent 20 mice astronauts to space, here's why

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.

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time

06 Mar 2018

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time

In yet another high-profile liftoff, SpaceX has launched its reusable Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time from its launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

UAE launches first program  for manned space missions

07 Dec 2017

UAE launches first program for manned space missions

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has kick-started a program for its first manned mission to space.

Mangalyaan's 4th anniversary: Where we stand with Mars today

05 Nov 2017

Mangalyaan's 4th anniversary: Where we stand with Mars today

It's the fourth anniversary of ISRO's Mangalyaan today, and with each passing year, human dreams of colonizing Mars are inching closer and closer to reality.

Jeff Bezos-backed company to launch humans into space in 18-months!

07 Oct 2017

Jeff Bezos-backed company to launch humans into space in 18-months!

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's space company, Blue Origin, would start taking tourists to space within the next 18 months i.e. by Apr'19.

The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

30 Aug 2017

The rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry

The appointment of long time Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as the new Uber CEO underscores a larger phenomena happening in America for some time now - the rise of Iranian-Americans in the tech industry.

SpaceX sends icecream to astronauts, humanity is doing it right

15 Aug 2017

SpaceX sends icecream to astronauts, humanity is doing it right

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.