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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson to do first ever 4K Video Live Stream from ISS today

The NASA astronaut, Peggy Whitson, has scheduled to talk to her audience in one of the highest resolution video broadcast live from the space. The US astronaut recently broke the record for cumulative time spent in the space, an occasion that was celebrated and...

Watch International Space Station crossing Sun in stunning NASA image

ISS crossing sun
The ISS is the farthest manned outpost of mankind and travels at an incredible speed of about five miles per second. This makes it a bit difficult to visualize from Earth even with the best telescopes. The outpost with a crew numbering six is...

NASA captures ISS transiting Sun in stunning images (See pics)

ISS sun
The ISS is the farthest manned outpost of mankind and travels at an incredible speed of about five miles per second. This makes it a bit difficult to visualize from Earth even with the best telescopes. The outpost with a crew numbering six is...

NASA astronauts eat Space grown Lettuce for the first time

NASA lettuce in space
It is showtime, and NASA astronauts cut some Red Romaine lettuce leaves they cultivated during the last two fortnights aboard the ISS, the farthest outpost of Man. It was a part of a gardening harvest technique termed "cut-and-come-again." NASA is expecting more than four harvests...

Unmanned Russian cargo ship to ISS malfunctions and explodes over Siberia

Russian cargoship explodes
In what can be termed as the third botched Progress cargo craft in two years, an unmanned Russian cargo ship on a scheduled mission to the ISS malfunctions and explodes over a remote area in Siberia. The Russian space agency was quoted as saying...

Soyuz spacecraft with three NASA astronauts blasts off to ISS

Soyuz spacecraft ISS
A Soyuz spacecraft with three crew members blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Friday, 18 November 2016. The international team comprises of one each of the US, Russia, and France, and they are all traveling aboard the Soyuz spacecraft to the...

Watch: The spectacular launch of Unmanned Orbital ATK rocket for ISS cargo run

NASA orbital ATK rocket
The Antares rocket which is owned by Orbital ATK Inc blasted off on October 17, 2016, at 2340 GMT (7:45 p.m. EDT) carrying the cargo ship with supplies to the International Space Station. It was a big moment for the Space Agency since it...

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...

China to build its own space station similar to ISS by 2022

China to build its own sation similiar to ISS
China is developing its space station which would replace the ISS program in the future. At the beginning of 2018, China will do the construction of the station, and so far the trial run of its new rocket was a huge success. The new...

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...

Former NASA executive plans ISS replacement with private space station

Replacemnt for ISS
International Space Station (ISS), which was launched in 1998, will be taken out of commission in 2024. It will bring an end to an incredible 26-year run to the station which was used as a hub of experimentation and exploration in low Earth orbit....

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...

Video: ISS achieves milestone, completes 100,000th orbit of Earth

The ISS or the International Space Station, which is the farthest human inhabited outpost of mankind, has just completed an important landmark 100, 000th orbit of Earth. It has travelled 2,643,342,240 miles which are the distance equivalent to 10 trips to Mars or almost equivalent...

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...

Three crew members reach ISS for new experiments and explorations in Space

A NASA space explorer Jeff Williams and two cosmonauts from Russia Oleg Skripochka and Alexey Ovchinin landed at the International Space Station (ISS) base in Russia’s Soyuz capsule. The three member crew came as a replacement for the team that finished a 340 days...

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...

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