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Sep 13, 2017
Two US astronauts, Russian cosmonaut blast off five-month International Space Station missionTwo US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off for the International Space Station in a nighttime launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Aug 17, 2017
Microsoft using AI to empower autonomous gliders to take decisions while airborneAn Indian-origin Principal Researcher at Microsoft, is leading a project in which his team tested two gliders designed to navigate the skies on their own.
Jul 24, 2017
Udupi Ramachandra Rao dies: ISRO visionary's contribution to Aryabhata satellite propelled nation's research into new orbitOn Monday, India lost one of its key space scientists, former ISRO chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao. He was 85 when he breathed his last at his Bengaluru residence.
Jul 10, 2017
China testing self-sustained space station in Beijing to check its impact on humansSealed behind the steel doors of two bunkers in China's Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find out how it feels to live in a space station.
Jul 04, 2017
Researchers develop nanomaterial that can selectively reflect light to protect spacefarers from radiationThe material is so thin that hundreds of layers can fit on the tip of a needle and can be applied to any surface.
Jul 03, 2017
NASA is developing the first near-Earth asteroid deflectorEarth-based observatories would be able to see the impact and the resulting change in the orbit of Didymos B around Didymos A, allowing scientists to better determine the capabilities of kinetic impact as an asteroid mitigation strategy.
Jun 16, 2017
Kazakh man dies, another hospitalised after getting caught in fire from Russian rocket launchThe Russians blamed "difficult meteorological conditions" for the blaze including a temperature of 34 degrees Celsius for the death of the Kazakh.
Jun 08, 2017
NASA picks 12 astronauts from 18,300 applicants, the first new class of space fliers in five yearsThe astronauts have two years of training before they are eligible for flight assignments.
Jun 08, 2017
Indian American among 12 astronaut selected by NASA to conduct research off the EarthIndian American Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force has been selected by space agency NASA.
Jun 08, 2017
NASA Earth orbit and deep space missions: Indian-American Raja Chari among 12 new astronauts selectedIndian American Raja Chari, a lieutenant colonel with the US Air Force, has been selected by American space agency NASA among 12 astronaut candidates who will conduct research off the Earth for deep space missions.