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What's on US astronaut's Peggy Whitson wish list after 9 months in space?

Peggy Whitson, 57, on September 3 returned to Eart after 288-days of mission.

03 Sep 2017 10:20 AM

Record-shattering NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth

A record-shattering NASA astronaut Peegy Whitson, 57, touched down to Earth on Sunday, finishing a 288-day mission.

03 Sep 2017 9:29 AM

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson set to return to Earth

Peggy Whitson is set to depart the International Space Station (ISS) and return to Earth after completing a 288-day long mission.

02 Sep 2017 12:31 PM

Three-man crew reaches space station as US boosts research

The men will join two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut already aboard the station, a project of 15 nations.

29 Jul 2017 8:34 AM

Neil Armstrong’s moon dust collection to be auctioned

Dust and tiny rocks that famed astronaut collected are worth an estimated $2million to $4million.

13 Jul 2017 1:21 PM


Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station.

30 Jun 2017 4:16 PM

Astronauts return after marathon ISS mission

Pesquet and Novitskiy arrived at the station on November 20 for a six-month mission with American Peggy Whitson.

03 Jun 2017 8:04 AM

Astronauts set to return after marathon ISS mission

Pesquet, 39, and Novitskiy, 45, are due to quit the ISS on Friday morning for a Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft

02 Jun 2017 8:40 AM

China simulates extended moon stays amid space drive

China is testing the ability for future astronauts to stay on the moon for extended periods

11 May 2017 9:49 AM

Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

The ISS commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American.

24 Apr 2017 7:46 PM


Russian, American two-man crew blasts off to ISS

A Russian and an American blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

20 Apr 2017 5:14 PM

US, Russian crew lands after six-month stay on space station

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough was accompanied by Russian space agency cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko

11 Apr 2017 7:40 AM

NASA's Peggy Whitson takes command of space station

For Whitson, 57, it was her second stint in charge of the $100 billion station, a multinational project.

10 Apr 2017 8:38 AM

Ancient stardust sheds light on the first stars

An international team of astronomers observed the most distant object ever.

09 Mar 2017 9:39 AM

Remembering Kalpana Chawla: Girl who dreamt of stars

In 2003, when Space Shuttle Columbia was re-entering Earth's atmosphere, it burnt and disintegrated into pieces killing everyone on board.

01 Feb 2017 8:48 PM


Space travel may cause genetic changes: study

Scientists studied the genetic differences between astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent nearly a year in space, and his identical twin Mark.

28 Jan 2017 3:57 PM

The moonwalker with message of peace dies at 82

Cernan was commander of Nasa’s Apollo 17 mission and on his third space flight when he set foot on the lunar surface.

18 Jan 2017 2:36 AM

Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dead at 82

Cernan was the spacecraft commander of Apollo 17.

17 Jan 2017 7:29 AM

Climate scientist and NASA astronaut Sellers dies at 61

Piers Sellers died in Houston of pancreatic cancer, NASA said in a statement.

24 Dec 2016 1:06 PM