Elon Musk's SpaceX has four private space tours - Inspiration4, AX-1, space adventure and dearMoon - lined up with various private players travelling to the moon or orbiting the earth.
ISRO's PSLV might be soon built, end to end, by private Indian industry partners instead of the Indian space agency using its resources to do so.
Astronauts' ‘floating pizza party’ on International Space Station leaves netizens stunned; watch video here
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet recently shared a video of fellow astronauts enjoying pizza aboard the spacecraft
The test was done for the core L110 liquid stage of the human-rated GSLV MkIII vehicle, as part of the engine qualification requirements for the Gaganyaan programme.
For seven hours, two astronauts — Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo — wore their newly developed suits that weigh about 130 kgs.
Its new hiring campaign got them a record number of applicants — more than 22,000 — from all 25 member nations and associate members.
The three missions - Ax-2, Ax-3 and Ax-4 - will be conducted six months apart and will all last for around eight days.
Lights, camera, Action: Astronauts are on set and space Station may host a wave of TV shows and movies
TV and film projects in orbit are attracting the greatest attention with Discovery planning a show called Who Wants to Be an Astronaut.
Retired astronaut Mike Mullane didn’t consider himself one until his first space shuttle flight, six years after his NASA selection.
The mission dubbed Ax-1 is to last around 10 days, said Axiom Space president and CEO Michael Suffredini.
Soon, space "tourists" -- civilians who are not professional astronauts -- will take their places on Dragon.
The four astronauts on Crew-1 are NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
Collins is best known as being a member of the Apollo 11 mission crewmates Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their giant leaps for mankind.
The current population includes six Americans, two Russians, two Japanese and one French.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, Americans Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur and Japan's Akihiko Hoshide will be launching today.
"The first core module of the new Russian orbital station is in the works," Rogozin said in a statement.
This will be the first crew flight using a recycled Falcon and Dragon as both were designed for reuse.
This was the second missions for Kate Rubins, and Sergei Ryzhikov Ryzhikov but first mission for Sergei Kud-Sverchkov.
The training began on 10 February 2020, but it was temporarily interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since the first space missions, it's been clear that exposure to “microgravity” leads to dramatic changes in the human body.