International Space Station

ISS astronauts looking for Parkinson's cure in space: NASA

Medications that inhibit LRRK2 are in development, but without knowing the precise structure of this enzyme, such work is like making a key without knowing the shape of the keyhole it must fit.

published on : 3rd April 2019

India's anti-satellite missile test created 400 pieces of debris, endangered ISS: NASA

While terming the whole matter as a terrible thing, NASA head Jim Bridenstine also told the media that not all of the pieces were big enough to track. 

published on : 2nd April 2019

NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS

A Falcon 9 rocket from the private US-based SpaceX is scheduled to lift off, weather permitting, on March 2 to take the Crew Dragon test capsule to the ISS.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Panic at NASA space centre after astronaut accidentally dials 911 from space

“I made a mistake and the next day I received an email message: did you call 911?” said the 60-year-old Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers

published on : 8th January 2019

Russian space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

The crew quickly located and sealed the tiny hole that created a slight loss of pressure, and space officials said the station has remained safe to operate.

published on : 11th December 2018

Russia plans manned mission to International Space Station in December

The mission crew that is currently working aboard the ISS might return to Earth on December 20

published on : 31st October 2018

Aborted launch astronauts to go to space next spring: Russia 

Ovchinin and Hague had a close brush with death when a Soyuz rocket failed shortly after launch from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday.

published on : 12th October 2018

Rocket bound for International Space Station fails, crew survives emergency landing

Astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin were rescued without injuries in Kazakhstan.

published on : 12th October 2018

US, Russian astronauts safe after emergency landing

The launch failure marks an unprecedented mishap for the Russian space program, which has been dogged by a string of launch failures and other incidents.

published on : 11th October 2018

Russia says space station leak could be deliberate sabotage

Space agency chief Dmitry Rogozin said the hole detected Thursday in a Russian spacecraft docked at the orbiting station was caused by a drill.

published on : 4th September 2018