International Space Station

Boeing’s Starliner CST-100 test flight postponed again: Everything to know about NASA’s Commercial Crew programme

The test flight that has been postponed is meant to check all the capabilities of the spacecraft, right from launching to docking and to atmospheric re-entry and landing.

Stunning! NASA shares beautiful image of Moscow’s city lights taken from International Space Station

Since then, the image has been widely shared by netizens across various social media platforms.

Commercial space programme: NASA, Boeing targeting April for CST-100 Starliner’s test flight

CST-100 Starliner has been manufactured by Boeing to transport crew to and from the International Space Station under NASA’s Programme to include private players in the mission.

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Wow! Microgravity aids plant transplant aboard the International Space Station; Details

Astronauts at the ISS have found that what was earlier a challenge could turn into a boon for growing crops in space.

NASA ISS plant transplant in space

NASA’s Cygnus spacecraft, named in memory of Kalpana Chawla, to depart from ISS; Check time for live telecast

Before the scheduled departure, the crew aboard the international space outpost would pack the spacecraft with the SharkSat hosted payload

nasa cygnus spacecraft ISS detachment live telecast

Astronauts get first look inside space station’s new inflatable module

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday floated inside an experimental inflatable module that will test a less expensive and potentially safer option for housing crews during long stays in space, NASA said

International Space Station makes 100,000th orbit of Earth

One-hundred-thousand laps around Earth, and the International Space Station is still sailing right along.

International Space Station

Work, view of Himalayan lakes kept Scott Kelly ‘sane’ on ISS

The view of rainbow-hued Himalayan lakes and steady work helped Scott Kelly stay sane during the 340 days he spent aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the NASA astronaut said days after returning to Earth from the r

Nasa spaceman Scott Kelly sees International Space Station mission as ‘steppingstone’ to Mars

NASA's first and only yearlong spaceman Scott Kelly will go through a series of physical and medical tests as soon as he returns from the International Space Station (ISS) in a few days.

Rebecca Ferguson to star in ‘Life’

Actress Rebecca Ferguson will next star in the upcoming sci-fi film “Life”.

Stress buster in space for astronauts – space gardening!

Activities like growing plants in space can help astronauts reduce stress, suggests NASA's Behavioural Health and Performance team after pictures of the solitary orange zinnia astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted last week caught th

‘New’ NASA Dream Chaser cargo craft was Soviet space shuttle 50 years ago

In what can be termed as an ironic twist of history, US-based Sierra Nevada Corporation's NASA-contracted Dream Chaser cargo spacecraft has a design rooted in the Soviet Union's space “shuttle” of nearly 50 years back.

On the International Space Station, first flower ever in outer space blooms, says NASA

The astronauts at International Space Station have witnessed a miracle after NASA got outer space's first flower to bloom.

Tim Peake and Tim Kopra spacewalk suspended after leak in US astronaut’s helmet: NASA

NASA cut short a spacewalk by Tim Peake and Tim Kopra on Friday at the International Space Station (ISS) after one of the astronauts reported leak in his spacesuit helmet, the US space agency said.

‘Exhilarated’ British astronaut starts first spacewalk

Astronaut Tim Peake today became the first Briton to walk in space, undertaking a tricky mission to replace an electrical unit while under cover of darkness.

NASA astronauts check out Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner trainers

Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station

International Space Station astronauts aim to fix jammed rail car during spacewalk

Two Americans floated outside the International Space Station to start a spacewalk with the primary goal of freeing a rail car that was jammed outside the orbiting lab.

NASA astronauts set for last spacewalk of 2015 outside International Space Station (ISS)

Expedition 46 commander Scott Kelly and flight engineer Tim Kopra of NASA are set for a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) on either Monday or Tuesday.

NASA orders second Boeing Crew mission from Boeing Space Exploration for the International Space Station (ISS)

In a crucial step, NASA has ordered its second crew mission from Boeing Space Exploration for the International Space Station (ISS) to establish regular crew sorties that will be launched from US soil.

Three International Space Station crewmen land safely in Kazakhstan

Three International Space Station crew members landed in the snowy steppe to the northeast of the Kazakh city of Zhezkazgan on Friday, a NASA Television broadcast showed.

NASA plans to exit International Space Station

As all good things must come to an end, NASA's long space ride with the International Space Station (ISS) in low-Earth orbit will also touch the finish line in a decade from now.

US astronaut on space station tweets stunning image of South India from space

US astronaut Scott Kelly has tweeted a stunning night image of South India from the International Space Station (ISS) which has gone viral on the microblogging site.

NASA: Space station suffers short circuit, power system degraded

According to NASA, the International Space Station has taken a power hit, and spacewalking repairs may be needed. First, though, a replacement part must be delivered via rocket.

International Space Station marks 15 years of nonstop human presence

Humankind is marking an off-the-planet pinnacle Monday: the 15th anniversary of continuous residency at the International Space Station.

Nasa astronauts kick off spacewalk for upgrades at ISS

Two Nasa astronauts stepped out on a spacewalk today for upgrades and maintenance at the orbiting International Space Station, the US space agency said.

New ‘SkinSuit’ trialled in space for International Space Station by ESA astronaut

An innovative 'SkinSuit' designed to reduce the debilitating physical effects of space flight has been trialled for the first time on the International Space Station by a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut...

Report: Orbital Sciences faces risks in resuming space station runs

A new government report says one of NASA's two commercial suppliers faces an uphill struggle in resuming deliveries to the International Space Station (ISS).

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