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SpaceX success is bad news for Russia which was the sole transporter of astronauts since 2011

NASA gave up its shuttle programme in 2011 and since then has paid USD 80 million for each astronaut taken to the ISS on the Russian Soyuz.

31 May 2020 4:21 PM

SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to ISS in historic mission

Elon Musk's SpaceX now becomes the first commercial company to launch a rocket carrying humans into orbit

31 May 2020 10:32 AM

Three Indian companies get licence to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

Apart from Indian firms, 18 other companies, including 8 American and 3 Brazilian are selected to manufacture critical breathing devices

30 May 2020 2:33 PM

SpaceX’s first ever commercial space flight a stepping stone to Elon Musk's ambition to conquer Mars

For the eccentric CEO, this is just the beginning: He’s planning to build a city on the red planet, and live there.

23 May 2020 9:22 PM

Astronauts can grow fresh food during space missions: Nasa

Nasa says lettuce grown in space is as nutritious as ones on earth

08 Mar 2020 1:06 PM

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A vacation on the ISS for the first space tourists likely in 2021

One seat already booked as Axiom Space sells three $55 million tickets for a 10-day trip to the International Space Station on SpaceX craft

06 Mar 2020 8:13 PM

NASA's Webb telescope may be used to identify planets with oxygen: Study

In a recent study, scientists have found that oxygen molecules collide to produce a strong signal which Webb could detect.

08 Jan 2020 5:16 PM

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet with habitable conditions within 100 light years

Astronomers have made sure of the planet's potential with the help of the space research organization's Spitzer Space Telescope.

08 Jan 2020 3:51 PM

Mind-blowing 8K VR headset steals the show

This 8K VR headset is meant for NASA astronauts.

08 Jan 2020 7:53 AM

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites, trying to tone them down

SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late Monday, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers.

07 Jan 2020 11:55 AM

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Boeing spacecraft lands in New Mexico after aborted mission

The Starliner capsule had to be brought back after thrusters failed to activate as planned, preventing it from reaching a high enough orbit.

23 Dec 2019 10:42 AM

To combat air pollution, ‘Oxygen Parlour’ opened at Nashik railway station

The initiative comes with the efforts of Airo Guard in collaboration with the Indian Railways.

23 Dec 2019 10:15 AM

NASA to launch rover 'MARS 2020' next year

'Curiosity' won't be NASA's only active Mars rover for much longer as in next summer, 'Mars 2020' will be headed for the Red Planet.

12 Dec 2019 4:03 PM

International Space Station gets a delivery of 'mighty mice', and worms

Don't worry, the organisms are a part of two- muscle building, and agricultural studies taking place on board the space station.

09 Dec 2019 10:51 AM

Our own orbiter had already located Vikram lander before NASA: ISRO chief

'Our own orbiter had located Vikram Lander, we had already declared that on our website, you can go back and see,' said Sivan.

04 Dec 2019 10:11 AM

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33-year-old Chennai engineer who alerted NASA, says 'worked really hard'

Subramaniam was first person to come up with a positive identification.

03 Dec 2019 9:56 AM

NASA finds debris of Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander, credits Chennai engineer

According to NASA, the November mosaic had the best pixel scale (0.7 metre) and lighting conditions (72 degrees incidence angle).

03 Dec 2019 9:13 AM

First global geologic map of Saturn's largest moon Titan completed

The map fully reveals a dynamic world of dunes, lakes, plains, craters and other terrains on the celestial body's surgace.

19 Nov 2019 10:50 AM

Groundbreaking app puts you in the pilot seat of world’s best spacecrafts

NASA has released an app that puts you in command of Boeing’s Starliner or SpaceX’s Crew Dragon.

14 Nov 2019 11:31 AM

Almost 4 billion miles away, most distant world explored gets named 'Arrokoth'

Arrokoth means 'sky' in the language of the Native American Powhatan people, NASA said.

13 Nov 2019 3:01 PM

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