International Space Station

  • NASA video recorded from space shows North Korea in complete darkness compared to neighbouring South Korea 26-02-2014 12:20 PM

    A NASA video taken from the International Space Station on January 30, 2014 revealed a shocking contrast between North and South Koreas. The video taken from space showed North Korea plunged in complete darkness at night compared to neighbouring South Korea and China. The darkened land appeared as if it...
  • NASA to launch 5 Earth science missions in 2014 23-01-2014 10:24 PM

    For the first time in more than a decade, five NASA Earth science missions will be launched into space in the same year, opening new and improved remote eyes to monitor our changing planet. The five launches, including two to the International Space Station (ISS), are part of an active...
  • NASA astronaut takes selfie from space with Earth behind him 30-12-2013 05:07 PM

    A NASA astronaut has taken an incredible selfie from space with Earth in the background while performing repairs on the International Space Station on Christmas Eve. US astronaut Mike Hopkins, 45, took the astounding image of himself while performing repairs on the ISS during the second of two spacewalks spread...
  • Watch: First humanoid robot in space chats with Japanese astronaut 20-12-2013 12:49 PM

    Tokyo: The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero-gravity on the International Space Station. Footage released by the robot's developers on Friday showed Kirobo performing its first mission on the station, talking in Japanese with astronaut Koichi...
  • Colorado company tests spacecraft in California desert 24-08-2013 01:16 AM

    A company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station has run the craft through a series of tests at a NASA facility in California. The two-hour test of Dream Chaser spacecraft occurred on Thursday at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base. A...
  • Italian astronaut recounts near-drowning during spacewalk 23-08-2013 04:48 AM

    As his helmet filled with water, blurring his vision and cutting off radio communications, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano says his thoughts quickly turned to the possibility of drowning during a recent spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Parmitano gave a blow-by-blow account of the terrifying incident, which occurred on July...
  • NASA sending world's first 3D printer into space 14-08-2013 04:51 PM

    Washington: NASA is set to launch world's first zero-G-ready 3D printer into space next year, during its resupply mission to the International Space Station, so that parts can be built on-demand in space. Space manufacturing company Made in Space's customised 3D printer will be the first device to manufacture parts...
  • Astronaut's music video aboard ISS goes viral 14-05-2013 11:58 AM

    Cape Canaveral, Florida: A music video shot aboard the International Space Station went viral on Monday, turning an astronaut into an overnight music sensation with his zero-gravity version of David Bowie's hit "Space Oddity." As the first Canadian to command the space station, a $100 million project of 15 nations,...
  • Watch: Canadian astronaut's music video aboard International Space Station 14-05-2013 11:12 AM

    A music video shot aboard the International Space Station by a Canadian astronaut gets over 1.5 million hits on YouTube. ...
  • Astronauts conduct spacewalk to fix ammonia leak on ISS 12-05-2013 07:18 AM

    Miami: Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station took a hurriedly arranged spacewalk on Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in a cooling system on one of the station's solar arrays that provide electricity to the orbital outpost. The astronauts used a pistol-shaped screwdriver to remove a panel,...
  • Spacewalk planned to fix ammonia leak on space station 11-05-2013 06:17 AM

    Miami: NASA plans to send two astronauts aboard the International Space Station out on a spacewalk on Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in a cooling system on one of the station's solar arrays, the US space agency said on Friday. The crew spotted a steady stream of...
  • Can't rule out possibility of life elsewhere: Sunita Williams 05-04-2013 10:34 PM

    Ahmedabad: US astronaut Sunita Williams hinted at the possibility of life outside earth on Friday, saying that people on earth must not be arrogant about the fact that they are the only living creatures. "We must not be arrogant that life exists only on earth. Experiments and explorations are still...
  • Sunita Williams returns after 4 months in space 19-11-2012 08:02 AM

    New Delhi: Record-setting Indian-American NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with two other cosmonauts returned to Earth on Monday after four months in orbit. The Soyuz capsule, carrying the astronauts, touched down on the steppes of central Kazakhstan at 7.50 am IST. It was a perfect landing for Williams and two...
  • Sunita Williams to return from space today 19-11-2012 06:49 AM

    New Delhi: Record-setting Indian-American NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with two other cosmonauts will return to Earth on Monday after four months in orbit. Williams ceremonially handed over the command of the International Space Station to fellow NASA astronaut Kevin Ford on the eve of her departure from the complex....
  • Sunita Williams greets Indians from space on Diwali 14-11-2012 12:50 PM

    New York: Indians around the world got a special Diwali message from outer space as the Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams sent out warm wishes on the occasion from the International Space Station. Floating upside down in the space station as she appeared on the screen before the Indian tricolour for...
  • NASA announces first private spacecraft flight 12-12-2011 07:50 AM

    Houston: US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced the launch date for the first test flight of a commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). The mission, which will test a vehicle intended to carry cargo and eventually crew to orbit represents an important step...
  • Space view of the India-Pakistan border 06-09-2011 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: The India-Pakistan border appears as an orange line in a photograph taken by the Expedition 28 crew on the International Space Station (ISS) on August 21, 2011. The photo was released on September 4, 2011. The fence between the two countries is floodlit for surveillance purposes. In the...
  • Atlantis docks at space station on last mission 11-07-2011 07:32 AM

    Cape Canaveral: US space shuttle Atlantis arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday to deliver a last batch of supplies to the orbiting outpost on the final flight of the US shuttle program. Commander Chris Ferguson gently eased Atlantis into its parking slip on the station's Harmony node at...
  • Pope to call space station in papal first 23-04-2011 01:10 PM

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI will be in satellite contact with two Italian astronauts aboard the International Space Station in what would be the first papal call to space. The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano reported Friday that the hookup will happen on May 4 after shuttle Endeavour docks with the...
  • Discovery lifts off for final space voyage 25-02-2011 07:03 AM

    Washington: US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off on its own final scheduled flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a storage room to the International Space Station (ISS). According to NASA TV, the shuttle blasted off at 4:53 pm. (2153 GMT) on Thursday. "Good to be...
  • Space serenade: Astronaut has 4 flutes in orbit 10-02-2011 01:33 PM

    Cape Canaveral: Musical astronaut Catherine Coleman has plenty of flutes to pick from aboard the International Space Station. One is her own. Two belong to members of the Irish group, The Chieftains. And one belongs to the flutist with the Jethro Tull band. "A pretty well-rounded spectrum, and I am...
  • India aboard the International Space Station?

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    Tucked away somewhere in the middle of the joint statement released by India and the US after President Obama's visit, is a small paragraph. It...

  • Space shuttle Endeavour set to land back to earth 31-07-2009 02:23 PM

    Endeavour blasted off from Florida on July 15 with 7 astronauts crew. ...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour headed home 29-07-2009 03:19 AM

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  • US astronauts install porch on ISS 19-07-2009 02:22 PM

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