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China Kick Starts Its Six Month Space Mission With Shenzhou-13 Spacecraft

Oct 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.

SpaceX Launches Ants, Avocados, Robot to Space Station

Aug 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Dragon is carrying more than 4,800 pounds (2,170 kilogrammes) of supplies and experiments, and fresh food including avocados, lemons and even ice cream for the space station's seven astronauts.


Indian-American Raja Chari Among 3 Astronauts Selected For SpaceX Mission

This will be the first spaceflight for Chari, who became a NASA astronaut in 2017.

Pakistan Says It Plans To Send Its First Astronaut To Space In 2022 With China's Help

Sep 16, 2019 PTI

The Pakistan Air Force would play an important role in the selection process of the astronaut.


'Chandrayaan 2 Makes Global Space Industry Proud': Pakistan Astronaut Congratulates ISRO

'Regional developments in the space sector in South Asia are remarkable no matter which nation leads - in space, all political boundaries dissolve,' Namira Salim, Pakistan's first female astronaut said.

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22 July, 2019

NASA Gears Up To Send 'First Woman And Next Man' On Moon

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The astronauts would explore regions of the Moon never visited before, unlock mysteries of the Universe and test the technology that will extend the bounds of humanity farther into the solar system.


11 April, 2019

'Science Fiction Becomes Scientific Fact', Astronomers Reveal First Image Of Black Hole

Outlook Web Bureau

In a breakthrough that thrilled the world of astrophysics and stirred talk of a Nobel Prize, scientists on Wednesday released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery doughnut-shaped object in a galaxy 53 million light-years from Earth.


21 September, 2018

My Dream Was To Become An Astronaut: Ivanka Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Ivanka Trump said that it has always been her dream to become an astronaut and travel to the space as she toured the Johnson Space Center here.


15 August, 2018

Gaganyaan To Take Indian Astronaut To Space By 2022: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

An Indian astronaut, be it a man or a woman, will go on a space odyssey by 2022 on board 'Gaganyaan', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day address today.




Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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