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International Space Station (ISS)

SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts To ISS, Including 600th Person To Reach Space

Nov 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Just two days after SpaceX brought four other astronauts home from the International Space Station, it has launched 4 more astronauts into space.

Earth-Bound SpaceX Crew Stuck With Diapers After Toilet Breaks Down In Return Capsule

Nov 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

With a SpaceX crew set for return to Earth in the capsule with the defunct toilet, a NASA astronaut described the situation on Friday as 'suboptimal' but manageable.

Russian Filmmakers Land After Space Shoot

Actress Peresild and film director Shipenko rocketed to the space station on October 5 for a 12-day stint to film segments of a movie titled 'Challenge'.

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.

Software Failure Led To Brief Malfunction Of International Space Station: Russia

The space station lost control of its orientation for 47 minutes on Thursday, when Russia's Nauka science lab accidentally fired its thrusters a few hours after docking

27 June, 2021

IIT Madras Develops Algorithms For Drones To Study How Fire Behaves In Space Stations

Outlook Web Bureau

A multirotor microgravity platform can also simulate reduced-gravity environments similar to Moon and Mars, thereby recreating those conditions on Earth for experiments.

26 June, 2021

Watch: Astronauts Perform Spacewalk 410 Kms Above Earth, Video Goes Viral

Associated Press (AP)

Astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet’s video of performing their third spacewalk on the International Space Station has gone viral

10 June, 2021

Scientists To Trace Bird Migration With Tech

Associated Press (AP)

The project aims at unraveling why some American robins migrate long distances, but others do not

24 April, 2021

Watch: Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts Into Orbit Using Recycled Capsule

Associated Press (AP)

The astronauts from the U.S., Japan and France are expected to reach the International Space Station today

18 October, 2019

2 NASA Astronauts Create 'HerStory' By Becoming Part Of 1st All-Female Spacewalk


Spacewalk No. 421 will be the first spacewalk which will be conducted solely by women astronauts

08 September, 2019

Opinion: Exploration Of Universe Only Way For Humans To Survive. ISRO, NASA Doing Exactly That

Aakar Patel

Space is dangerous and there will be many failed attempts as we try to use mankind’s ingenuity to take the next evolutionary step.


13 June, 2019

India Planning To Set Up Its Own Space Station, Says ISRO Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The ambitious project will be an extension of the Gaganyaan mission.

08 June, 2019

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

The missions will be for stays of up to 30 days. As many as a dozen private astronauts could visit the ISS per year, NASA said.

28 April, 2019

NASA Wants A Woman To Stay On International Space Station For 11 Months, Here's Why

Outlook Web Bureau

Astronaut Christina Koch's mission will provide researchers the opportunity to observe effects of long-duration spaceflight on a woman, NASA said.

06 April, 2019

ASAT Test Conducted By India Poses No Threat To ISS: DRDO Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The risk analysis simulation based on an internationally accepted software also showed that there was no threat to the space station. The DRDO chief said that all the debris should be dissolved within 45 days.

02 April, 2019

'Unacceptable': NASA Says Debris Created By India's ASAT Test Endangering International Space Station

Outlook Web Bureau

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, was addressing employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration five days after India shot down a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test to prove it was among the world's advanced space powers.

20 December, 2018

NASA Astronauts Return To Earth From ISS After 6 Months

Outlook Web Bureau

Three astronauts were aboard the International Space Station for more than six months and returned to Earth on Thursday, spending a total of 197 days in space.


23 September, 2018

Unmanned Japanese Supply Ship Heads To International Space Station After Delays

Outlook Web Bureau

The launch was delayed for about two weeks because of bad weather and a mechanical problem.

Photo Gallery

Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.

PTI Photo

Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.

PTI Photo

A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in Ranchi

PTI Photo

Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.

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