Tag Archives: ISS

SpaceX Dragon to Liftoff on June 1 with Cargo Supplies to ISS

Falcon Heavy Rocket will carry two private individuals to Moon next year by SpaceX and their names are kept secret (SpaceX)

SpaceX, US private space agency entrusted with cargo supply to International Space Station, will launch its 11th flight aboard the Dragon spacecraft to carry payload of resupply to the orbiting ISS tomorrow, June 1, 2017. The liftoff will be at 5:55 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the US space agency NASA said. ...

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SpaceX 10th Cargo Mission Falcon 9 Launch Successful, Rendezvous with International Space Station Tomorrow

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched the Dragon spacecraft on Sunday to deliver cargo to the International Space Station for NASA, its 10th mission and this time it has chosen the historic NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center is historic as its roots date back to the early 1960s for Moon Missions. Built for ...

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ISRO Set to Create Record Launch of 103 Satellites in One Go

Indian Space Research Organisation is all set to send a record 103 satellites into space, breaking the Russian record of 37 satellites launched in June 2014. To be launched in a staggered separation of angles, velocities and orientations, 100 of these satellites are foreign and three are Indian. Dr K. Sivan, Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre told media ...

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3 New Astronauts Set Sail to International Space Station

International Space Station Expedition 48/49 astronaut Kate Rubins of NASA, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Takuya Onishi. Credits: NASA

Three astronauts, one each from NASA, Roscosmos and JAXA have set their space journey with the launch of Russian Soyuz MS-01 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 9:36 p.m. EDT Wednesday. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, and astronaut Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ...

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South India Tip in Beauutiful Blue Waters as Snapped by ISS Astronaut

ISS astronaut Scott Kelly, knonw for year-long stay aboard the International Space Station has taken several snapshots of cities and continents of the Earth and he rarely missed anything worthy when it comes to India. His snaps of Indian cities has wooed Indians to his Twitter account. Now he has posted few images of south India, especially the Sethu bridge ...

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NASA Recruiting Mars-Bound astronauts From Today, 65 Days Left

Looking for a job on Mars? Here is a way! US space agency NASA has announced for applications from prospective astronauts for its ambitious space missions, beginning with the International Space Station stay to Mars exploration mission two decades later. Qualifying U.S. citizens may apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/423817000 Starting from today, December 15, 2015, the application can be made online at the ...

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Cygnus Soars Spaceward to Touch-base with ISS, Orbital ATK Scores Point

After a burst of smoke and column of flame, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Sunday lifted off the cargo-laden Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft onto an orbital path for a rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) on December 9 to deliver grocery such as scientific experiments and supplies to its six-person crew of astronauts. The lift-off took ...

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UPSC Declares IES/ISS Exam 2014 Final List

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the results of Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Exam 2015 held in May 2015, for which Personality test was conducted in the month of August. Candidates can check the list from the official website www.upsc.gov.in The marks obtained by the candidates will be available in 15 days. Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service examination is ...

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Reluctant NASA Extends Contract with Russia on Flights to ISS

NASA has been upset with Congress cutting its funds by over $300 million that has forced the US space agency to renew contract with Russia to send its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Denied of alternatives, a reluctant NASA said on Wednesday that it had extended its contract with Russia through 2017 at a cost of about $490 ...

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NASA Live TV Disrupted Briefly ‘Due to 3 UFOs’, Claim UFOlogists

Three Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) in a video taken by the crew aboard the International Space Station showed the UFOs blast out of Earth’s atmosphere, disrupting NASA video feed over a reported “loss of signal”. Are they alien lifeforms that the NASA is adept at blocking. ask many UFO afficiandos. The lights of the three UFOs leaving the Earth before ...

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Astronaut Virts Aboard Space Station ISS Captures Amazing India in Night Lights

International Space Station astronaut Terry W. Virts has focused on India this time to take some amzing pictures from above, in absolutely unprecedented clarity with clouds reflecting the moon’s light and giving the nation’s southern peninsula an explicit image of a lit garland. From the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Terry Virts took the photograph of India in the night ...

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Where will Russian out-of-control space cargo mission fall on earth?

The hurtling Russian spacecraft Progress M27M is likely to burn up once it enters the earth’s atmosphere but scientists are worried that it linger on to fall on earth hitting any place anywhere. Had it been under control, then its descent could hav been controlled by the Russian space agency Rusmos so that it falls in the Pacific. “We have scheduled ...

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Russia, China Plan Own Space Stations by 2023, Where’s India?

Come 2023, Russia will have its own space station as the ongoing present joint mission International Space station program since 1998 ends by 2024. Even China is undertaking its space station program, leaving a big question on India’s ISRO to ponder the issue. Citing the reason of constant watching of Russian territory, Russian President Vladimir Putin said it was an ...

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SpaceX Sixth Supply Mission to ISS by Falcon 9 Postponed Due to Bad Weather

Unviable weather conditions forced delay of the launch of SpaceX Sixth Cargo Supply mission to International Space Station, that includes supplies for astronauts and a coffee maker. SpaceX has postponed the planned launch of its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft to Tuesday, April 14, at 4:10:40 p.m. EDT, which will be covred live by NASA Television starting from ...

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NASA Astronauts Aboard ISS to Take Space Walk for Repairs Today; Watch Live Streaming Here

NASA has announced that its two astronauts, Barry Wilmore and Terry Virts, will take a walk in the space from the International Space Station to go outside and carry out cable routing and lubrication work on the Canadarm2. This repair will enable the forthcoming missions with international Docking Adapters. The current repairs are the second of three spacewalks and the ...

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SpaceX’s Dragon Returns from ISS with Cargo

 SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean about 7:44 p.m. EST Tuesday 259 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, with nearly 3,700 pounds of cargo from the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon spacecraft will be taken by ship to Long Beach, where some cargo will be removed and returned to NASA. Dragon will then be prepared ...

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Boeing, SpaceX to Build ‘Commercial Taxis’ to ISS for NASA

NASA has said that future manned spaceflights to the International Space Station (ISS) could save millions of dollars using spacecraft currently being developed by private US companies Boeing and SpaceX. The US agency’s commercial crew programme manager Kathy Lueders told a webcast press conference on Monday that the average cost to fly US astronauts on Boeing’s CST-100 and SpaceX’s Dragon ...

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