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Nov 16, 2017
Astronauts aboard the ISS get pizza and ice-cream delivered to them via Cygnus cargo vehicleA commercial supply ship arrived at the International Space Station two days after launching from Virginia delivering pizza and ice cream among other supplies
Oct 20, 2017
Japanese scientists discover huge cave on the moon; could be used as base to protect astronauts from radiation and temperature swingsScientists at Japan’s space agency have discovered a huge moon cave that could one day house a base that would shelter astronauts from dangerous radiation.
Sep 29, 2017
SpaceX is planning to send humans on Mars by 2024 with the help of its new BFR rocketSpeaking on the final day of the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) here, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk made the announcement of the plans.
Sep 29, 2017
Ahead of Mars colonisation, European Space Agency plans to set up a permanent presence on MoonReaching and colonising Mars has been viewed by private and public interests as the next stage in exploring the final frontier, and has been a key part of this year's International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide.
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.