Astronauts(Search results - 23)
ScienceSep 20, 2021, 3:14 PM IST
SpaceX's all-civilian orbital crew returns safely to Earth; check out photos
The SpaceX Inspiration4 mission's four newly minted citizen astronauts successfully splashed down in the Atlantic off the coast of Florida on Saturday, after a three-day trip by the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth orbit.
World NewsSep 19, 2021, 3:17 PM IST
Orbital sunset captured from Dragon's Cupola goes viral; netizens mesmerised
A video of an orbital sunset captured from Dragon's Cupola makes rounds on social media and netizens are left spellbound after watching it.
ScienceSep 16, 2021, 3:04 PM IST
3 Chinese astronauts completes country's longest crewed mission; Details inside
The mission was part of China's well-publicized space programme, which has previously resulted in the country landing a rover on Mars and sending probes to the moon.
ScienceSep 6, 2021, 5:08 PM IST
Scientists are working on making cleaner underwear for astronauts
In a press release, the European Space Agency stated that it is investigating how to maintain beneath layers of clothes clean and sanitary when people go to the moon and beyond.
Weird NewsSep 2, 2021, 3:41 PM IST
Watch how astronauts keep their hair clean in space
Astronaut Megan McArthur posted a video that demonstrates how to wash one's hair in space in the presence of microgravity.
Weird NewsAug 29, 2021, 7:03 PM IST
Astronauts enjoy ‘floating pizza night’ aboard International Space Station; watch the video
A video of an astronaut and his friends enjoying pizza aboard the International Space Station (ISS) goes viral and has left netizens amazed.
World NewsJul 30, 2021, 9:37 AM IST
Misfire of Russian Module throws International Space Station out of control: NASA
The seven crew members aboard - two Russian cosmonauts, three NASA astronauts, a Japanese astronaut and a European space agency astronaut from France - were never in any immediate danger, according to NASA and Russian state-owned news agency RIA.
ChinaJul 4, 2021, 10:30 AM IST
First astronauts at China's new space station conduct spacewalk
Three Chinese spacemen blasted off in June, docking at the Tiangong station where they are to remain for three months in China's longest crewed mission to date.
ChinaJun 23, 2021, 3:02 PM IST
President Xi Jinping speaks to Chinese astronauts in space station, calls mission an 'important milestone'
China successfully launched its longest crewed space mission to date on Thursday, sending three astronauts to its new orbiting station.
ChinaJun 17, 2021, 10:11 AM IST
China launches Shenzhou-12 shuttle to new space station with three astronauts
China has successfully launched the Shenzhou-12 – its first manned mission in five years – further accelerating its space programme to rival the United States.
ScienceJun 16, 2021, 7:22 PM IST
China sending astronauts to build its space station: What you must know about the high-stakes mission
Shenzou-12 (translated as Divine Vessel) will launch the third of 11 missions needed to finish building the country's space station, construction of which began in April with the launch of Tianhe -- the first and largest of the three modules.
ScienceDec 14, 2020, 9:56 PM IST
NASA picks Raja Chari for Space Station mission, to be the third Indian American in space
US Space agency NASA and the European Space Agency have selected three astronauts -- Indian American Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, Tom Marshburn and Matthias Maurer -- to serve as crew members for NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station around September 2021.
ScienceDec 11, 2020, 9:42 AM IST
An Indian American on Moon by 2024? Raja Chari may do it
Indian American Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari has been named by US space agency NASA as one of the 18 astronauts who will be train for its Artemis moon-landing programme.
VideoNov 16, 2020, 8:50 PM IST
WATCH: SpaceX, NASA Launches First Operational Mission
Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launches four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station. It is NASA’s first full-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit aboard a privately owned spacecraft. Dubbed as Resilience, the Crew Dragon capsule lifted off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 7:27 pm eastern time from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Watch this video to know.