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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

Pakistan to select candidates next year for first space mission in 2022

“This will be the biggest space event of our history,” Science and Technology Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said in a tweet.

26 Jul 2019 12:22 PM

US VP Mike Pence confident American women will land on moon

The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday.

07 May 2019 9:26 AM

NASA's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies at 88

In 1961, Cobb became the first woman to pass astronaut testing.

19 Apr 2019 9:30 AM

Virgin Galactic's first test passenger gets commercial astronaut wings

During The 90-minute flight passengers will be able to experience a few minutes of weightlessness and see the Earth’s curvature.

10 Apr 2019 9:23 AM

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Lack of well fitting suits makes NASA scrap all-women spacewalk

The US space agency NASA scrapped on Monday a planned historic spacewalk by two women astronauts, citing a lack of available spacesuits.

26 Mar 2019 11:02 AM

For first time in decades, astronaut quits NASA training

A NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the US space agency has said.

29 Aug 2018 12:14 PM

Astronaut performs with Kraftewerk from space

Video posted shows German astronaut Alexander Gerst “dropping in” for a live performance from the ISS.

22 Jul 2018 5:31 PM

NASA astronauts install high-def cameras during spacewalk

The new high-definition video cameras are designed to help to visit commercial spaceships dock there in the coming years.

15 Jun 2018 11:32 AM

First person on Mars should be a woman, says NASA's chief astronaut trainer

According to Allison McIntyre, a senior NASA engineer at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, a dozen men have already walked on the moon.

18 Apr 2018 11:02 AM

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NASA sends human sperm to space to see if astronauts can conceive in space

Carried on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, sperm will be used for experiments to see how space, low gravity affect male sex cells.

12 Apr 2018 1:58 PM

Buzz Aldrin confirms encounter with alien life

Apollo 11 astronaut 'passes lie detector test after recalling encounter with alien life' during historic 1969 mission to the moon.

09 Apr 2018 6:26 PM

Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

It was launched on February 13 from the Russian space complex in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

16 Feb 2018 8:29 AM

NASA bumps Astronaut off space station flight in rare move

Astronaut Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American to live on the International Space Station.

22 Jan 2018 8:51 AM

NASA: John Young, the legendary Space Shuttle astronaut dies at 87

NASA called Young as the only agency astronaut, the first to fly into space six times.

07 Jan 2018 11:31 AM

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NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80

He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth.

23 Dec 2017 12:15 PM

US, Russian, Japanese crew blasts off for space station

Onboard cameras showed crew members making thumbs-up gestures after the blast-off.

18 Dec 2017 7:58 AM

First black astronaut honored on 50th anniversary of death

He had a great future ahead of him if he had not been lost 50 years ago.

10 Dec 2017 5:50 PM

Want a job at NASA? Read this first

The starting pay is pretty good, but the jobs are pretty hard to get, tough to keep.

18 Sep 2017 11:39 AM

Space travellers are relaxing in Kazakhstan

All three returning space travellers are out of their capsule and relaxing in chairs on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

04 Sep 2017 8:25 AM

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