Tag: Astronaut

Ex-NASA astronaut to join Purdue University’s Mumbai fest

Mumbai: US astronaut Jerry L. Ross, who jointly holds a record for maximum space flights, will deliver the keynote address…

Human mission to Mars ‘stupid’: Astronaut

London: Bill Anders, one of the first men to orbit the Moon has that it is "stupid" to plan human…

Indian astronaut may travel to ISS on board Russia’s Soyuz in 2022

Moscow: Russia may bring an Indian astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) on board a Soyuz spacecraft for a…

Deep space travel may damage astronaut’s gut functions

New York: Exposure to galactic cosmic radiation during deep space travel, such as to Mars, might significantly damage gastrointestinal functions…

France offers space medicine to India’s manned mission

Bengaluru: France has offered India its expertise in space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support and radiation protection for India's…

Astronaut Peggy Whitson retires from NASA

New Delhi: American astronaut, Peggy Whitson, has retired from her long service to space organisation NASA. The ground-breaking spacewoman took…

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean dead at 86

Washington: Alan Bean, a NASA astronaut who journeyed into space two times and, as part of the Apollo 12 mission…

Trump hails astronaut Kalpana Chawla as inspiration for millions of girls

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has hailed the late Indian American astronaut Kalpana Chawla as an inspiration for millions…

Elon Musk can put humans on Mars by 2040: Astronaut

London: Elon Musk's prestigious SpaceX project could accelerate time to help man walk on Mars in just another 20 years…

NASA cancels African-American astronaut’s first flight to space

Washington: NASA's Jeanette Jo Epps, an astronaut and American aerospace engineer, will not be a part of the International Space…

NASA’s ‘most experienced astronaut’ John Young dies

Washington: America's 'most experienced astronaut', John Young has passed away, NASA said on Saturday. Young had led the first space…