Saturday, 18 September 2021
Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90-day mission
Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth Friday after completing the country's longest-ever crewed mission, the latest landmark in Beijing's drive to become a major space power
23 hours ago
SpaceX prepares to send first all-civilian crew into orbit
The crew vehicle is set for blastoff from NASA's Kennedy Space Center atop one of Musk's reusable Falcon 9 rockets, with a 24-hour targeted launch window that opens at 8 pm EDT (0000 GMT) on Wednesday
13 Sep 2021, 14:18
SpaceX's first all-civilian mission to launch on 15 Sep
Early this year in February, SpaceX announced the charity-driven mission named Inspiration4, which will be commanded by tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacman and will have three others
05 Sep 2021, 14:24
S Korea's lunar orbiter on track for launch next year
South Korea aims to conduct a yearlong mission to observe the moon through an orbiting spacecraft, with hopes of securing technologies for future space exploration missions
30 Aug 2021, 14:17
NASA halts SpaceX work on lunar lander after Blue Origin suit
NASA agreed on Thursday to temporarily halt work on a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract awarded to Elon Musk's SpaceX after rival billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin sued the US ...
20 Aug 2021, 11:10
Study finds new clues regarding formation of solar system
The authors of the new study used multi-wavelength observations of the Ophiuchus star-forming region, including spectacular new infrared data, to reveal interactions between the clouds of ...
17 Aug 2021, 14:07
India's attempt to have its eye in the sky fails
At about six minutes into the rocket's flight and soon after the cryogenic engine started operation, the mission control centre at the space port here tensed up as there was no data coming from the ...
12 Aug 2021, 13:37
ISS astronauts enjoy space Olympics sans gravity
Finally, they held a closing ceremony where Aki Hoshide of Japan's space agency handed an Olympic flag to Pesquet, as Olympics 2024 is slated to happen in Paris
09 Aug 2021, 13:56
NASA Mars rover fails to collect rock in search of alien life
The drill hole is the first step of a sampling process that is expected to take about 11 days, with the aim of looking for signs of ancient microbial life that may have been preserved in ancient ...
07 Aug 2021, 16:11
Boeing attempts un-crewed test flight to ISS a second time
About 30 minutes after launch, the Starliner capsule will fire its thrusters to enter orbit and begin a daylong trip to the space station, with docking set for 1:37pm (Florida time) on Wednesday
03 Aug 2021, 14:05