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International Space Station gets a new docking adapter installed

Two American astronauts have successfully attached a brand new docking adapter to the International Space Station. Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins from NASA have gone out in the space for a duration of about six hours to install the International Docking Adapter (IDA). The...

NASA considering increased commercial use of International Space Station

International Space Station
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is coming up with new business ideas to make more commercial use of the International Space Station capabilities. The agency has asked the private sector to come up with more ideas to increase the commercial value of the...

NASA responds on ISS live video, says UFO story not real

nasa ufo
A live video transmission from the International Space Station, which got interrupted just when a bright object believed to be a UFO appeared within sight, has led many to blame NASA for deliberately blocking the video signals. All of it started when a short video...

SpaceX Falcon 9 heads to ISS: Things you need to know

SpaceX had planned to launch another set of supplies for the NASA space stations. This includes a critical docking port that is needed by the US crew. The unmanned rocket Falcon 9 was scheduled to launch earlier, today. Inside the rocket, there is a replica of...

NASA allegedly stopped ISS live feed of UFO entering Earth

According to a bunch of YouTubers, NASA is trying to hide about a UFO that is apparently closing in on our planet. From International Space Station (ISS), which orbits the Earth around 16 times a day, NASA’s live streaming videos have revealed an alien...

NASA brings live ISS feed to Apple TV, debuts space internet technology

nasa app
NASA has released its very popular NASA app for the fourth-generation Apple TV. The new app provides access to NASA TV and also live feeds from the International Space Station (ISS). Earlier it was available only for iOS in iPhone and iPad. The app is available...

SpaceX Dragon capsule arrives at International Space Station with inflatable space habitat BEAM

SpaceX Dragon capsule
SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship landed at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday. It holds almost 3,175 kg of load that includes an expandable habitat called the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) important for deep space exploration in the future. With assistance from US astronaut...

Zinnia: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweets pictures of first flower bloom in space

Scott Kelly tweet pictures of Zinnia in space
The cosmic explorers got a step closer to their aspiration of growing flowering plants and fresh produce in space, with the first flower - Zinnia, blooming aboard the International Space Station. According to NASA, new developments will give a boost to an ambition of growing...

SpaceX to attempt ocean landing of Flacon 9 rocket from VAFB on Jan 17

SpaceX to attempt ocean landing of Flacon 9 rocket
SpaceX is going to try to land Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform one month after it accomplished the feat of returning the rocket first stage to an upright landing on a solid ground. It will be an exercise in cutting cost and...

SpaceX’s ORBCOMM-2 Mission successful, made landing upright on solid ground [+Video]

SpaceX's ORBCOMM-2 Mission
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket first stage made a successful landing upright on solid ground at Cape Canaveral Florida. It was a culmination of efforts to start what will be a revolutionary new process of using reusable rockets in future. The 'SpaceX Falcon 9' rocket blasted...

Scott Kelly & Tim Kopra, NASA astronauts to spacewalk for moving stalled rail vehicle next week

NASA astronauts spacewalk
The International Space Station (ISS) mission managers are preparing for an unplanned spacewalk on or after Monday. The spacewalk will be done by Astronauts Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra, who had arrived on the station on Tuesday. The three-hour spacewalk will be the 191...

Bad weather plays spoilsport, delays US space station resupply mission

US space station resupply mission
Bad weather has played spoilsport as the Atlas V rocket carrying the Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft arrives at the launch pad Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. It will also be the first resupply mission to the ISS by ULA. Orbital...

Scott Kelly, NASA ISS astronaut uploads amazing image of South India taken from Space

image of South India taken from Space
Scott Kelly, an American astronaut, has shared a stunning picture taken from his outpost aboard the ISS (International Space Station). This stunning picture of how Southern India looks comes after a picture of the international border between the India and Pakistan was shared by...

International Space Station: Farthest outpost of mankind completes 15 years

International Space Station
It will be a special day for humanity on Monday, the 15th anniversary of the continuous occupation of the International Space Station (ISS). NASA along with its global partners is celebrating the milestone and so will the six men aboard the space station. The...

NASA studying impact of zero-gravity on astronauts brain structure and functionality

Zero-Gravity Effect on Brain
NASA-backed researchers are examining brain structures as well as functions of the astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS). This is with an aim to comprehend how brain alters in space and ways to handle those changes. Astronauts have had issues with balance as well...

NASA astronaut uploads eye-catching image of India-Pakistan Border from space

India-Pak Border at night
On September 23, 2015, an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS) clicked the panorama photo of the India-Pakistan border at night using a Nikon D4 digital camera with a 28mm lens. The Indo-Pak border is among a few international borders that can be...

NASA may join hands with SpaceX for Red Dragon Mars rock sample mission by 2022

NASA Red Dragon Mars Mission
Mars Rover is collecting rock samples and analyzing for traces of moisture and basic components required for life. But what if we could get the rock samples to be analyzed on earth? The mission to bring back the rock samples collected by NASA’s Mars...

‘Cities at Night’ uses ISS astronauts pictures to map light pollution

Cities at Night
A project titled ‘Cities at night’ is using photographs taken by astronauts aboard the ISS (International Space Station) to map night light pollution in the cities around the world. The project is run by scientists from the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the Cégep de Sherbrooke...