SPACE TRAVEL

  • Book a seat for zero gravity experience in space! May 30, 2014

    London: Have Rs 1.5 crore in your kitty? You can get a seat on Richard Bransonowned Virgin space travel's flight for a 'Zero Gravity' (ZeroG) experience in space. But if you are not born rich, at approximately Rs 1.58 lakh, you can still get the 'ZeroG' experience, courtesy Swiss Space Systems...
  • Sunita Williams takes off on 2nd space visit July 15, 2012

    New Delhi: IndianAmerican NASA astronaut Sunita Williams took off on her second space visit at around 8.10 am on Sunday morning. With this expedition, Sunita Williams has become the first woman in history to head a space mission. Wishes and prayers began to pour in for Sunita as she got ready...
  • Can space elevators be a reality in 2100? September 8, 2011

    Think of a day in the year 2100. The walls of your room light up like screens and your chosen software program, a familiar face named, say, Molly, wakes you up in the morning and lays out the day's plan. As you enter the bathroom, DNA and protein sensors in...
  • Robonaut 2: the first robot in space November 2, 2010

    Meet Robonaut 2, the first robot to go into space. A humanoid, the robot is designed to work like humans. ...
  • Boeing plans to send passengers into space September 16, 2010

    ATLANTA: Boeing Co plans to offer passengers the chance to fly into space on a craft it is developing for travel in lowEarth orbit, the aerospace company said on Wednesday. Boeing said it reached an agreement with Virginiabased Space Adventures to market passenger seats on commercial flights aboard Boeing's CST100 space...
  • Sunita Williams plans for another space trip July 10, 2010

    Washington: Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest spaceflight (195 days) for female space travellers, will head for the stars once again in June 2012. Williams, 44, would take over as station commander at the International Space Station that was her home in the sky...
  • The future of space travel November 27, 2006

    There's a flight into the future ahead. We'll take you to the moon and back. The present seems bleak so lets talk about the future of space travel to be precise. ...