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Monday, September 27, 2021



Who gets sick in Space? Orbital tourists may offer better clues

September 17, 2021 3:57 pm

Not only does radiation in space slam into DNA, creating mutations, but the unusual conditions of weightlessness cause some genes to turn on and others to turn off.

Astronaut gets special ice cream delivery for 50th birthday

August 31, 2021 3:59 pm

”No one’s ever sent me a spaceship for my birthday before. I appreciate it,” she radioed after the capsule arrived

Is Jeff Bezos an astronaut now?

July 27, 2021 2:05 pm

On the same day that Bezos made his trip to space, the FAA added a new requirement for the astronaut wings: “Demonstrated activities during flight that were essential to public safety, or contributed to human spaceflight safety.”

Chinese astronauts make first space walk outside new station

July 04, 2021 12:53 pm

The astronauts arrived June 17 for a three-month mission aboard China's third orbital station, part of an ambitious space program that landed a robot rover on Mars in May.

American astronaut Michael Collins of Apollo 11 fame dies at 90

April 28, 2021 10:57 pm

A statement released by his family said Collins died of cancer.

Astronauts less likely to faint on Earth if they exercise in space: Study

July 23, 2019 11:48 am

All performed individualised endurance and resistance exercise training for up to two hours daily during space flight to prevent cardiovascular, bone and muscle deconditioning. They also received a saline infusion upon landing.

First Pakistan astronaut will go into space in 2022 with China's help: minister

October 25, 2018 8:30 pm

Pakistan's first space mission has been planned for 2022 and the federal Cabinet meeting chaired by Khan approved the plan on Thursday, he was quoted as saying by The News.

British astronaut to run a marathon in space

December 04, 2015 9:54 pm

Tim Peake will run on a treadmill as the ISS orbits the earth, at the same time as more than 37,000 people run in the race on the ground in London.

Space flight can age immune system prematurely

February 03, 2015 3:37 pm

space flights may accelerate ageing of the immune system in astronauts.

Another achiever

September 19, 2013 3:48 am

The Haryana government has given him Rs 1.5 lakh and honoured him with the Pratibha Samman.