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19 February, 2018 5:52 AM Hurray! Shah Rukh Khan Has Signed His First Biopic

Any guesses on what he'll be playing? It has now finally been confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan will be playing India's first astronaut, Rakesh Sharma in a biopic. Besides this, Bollywood will see two more biopics in the form of ‘83’ and ‘Salute’. While 83 will see Ranveer Singh play the role of Kapil Dev, Salute will depict the journey of astronaut Rakesh 52

17 February, 2018 2:57 PM Astronauts finish robot arm repair

NASA’s Mark Vande Hei, Japan’s Norishige Kanai ended months of effort at the ISS Spacewalking astronauts wrapped up months of repair work on Friday on the International Space Station’s big robot arm. The Canadian-built, 58-foot robot arm had both of its ageing mechanical hands replaced on spacewalks conducted in October and January. NASA astronaut Mark Vande 46

27 January, 2018 9:10 AM NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei captures first space-selfie of 2018 – See pic

On Monday, January 29, Mark Vande Hei will lead another spacewalk, this time with crewmate Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), to complete maintenance on the robotic hand of the Canadarm2's robotic arm. New Delhi: The first spacewalk of 2018 took place on Wednesday, January 23. Led by NASA astronaut Mark Vand Hei accompanied 37

10 January, 2018 5:52 AM Astronaut in space claims his height increased by 9 cm, apologises for 'fake news'

Most astronauts "grow" during protracted space missions because their spines extend in the absence of gravity, but the gains disappear once they are back on the ground. TOKYO: Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologised on Wednesday for saying he had grown 9 cm (3.5 inches) while in space and expressing 65

27 December, 2017 12:41 PM Shah Rukh Khan On Aanand L Rai's Film: We Are Not Nervous But Wary

Shah Rukh Khan will share screen space with Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in his next film Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently prepping for Aanand L Rai's yet-untitled film, says "we are not nervous but wary." Of the film, Shah Rukh told news agency PTI: "It is taking a little longer as we had thought about it. We prepared it for two years and we are giving 52

25 December, 2017 12:40 PM NASA Astronauts Watch 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' In Space

"Space Station movie night, complete with 'bungee cord chairs', drink bags, and a science fiction flick!" NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei tweeted. Washington: Even as "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" continues its run in theatres across the world, it also got an audience at a place away from our home planet - the International Space Station (ISS). NASA astronauts 32

14 December, 2017 10:45 AM 3-Man Crew Returns From International Space Station: NASA TV

The trio's departure has reduced to just three the crew of the ISS, a $100 billion lab that flies about 400km above Earth. A capsule carrying U.S., Russian and Italian astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a five-month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed. The spacecraft brought back Randy Bresnik 127

4 December, 2017 1:33 PM Zero gravity pizza, anyone? ISS astronauts show you how it's done

New Delhi: On 14th November, 2017, a commercial supply ship arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) carrying all sorts of goodies for the six astronauts in space. Apart from NASA equipment, the Orbital ATK delivered a delicious haul of make-your-own flatbread pizzas and chocolate and vanilla ice cream. While all astronauts crave pizza in space 68

4 December, 2017 6:25 AM Watch: Astronauts Making Pizza In Zero Gravity Looks Out Of The World

Watch how astronauts at the International Space Station make pizzas Being in space and all is cool, but have you ever tried pizza? Astronauts at the International Space Station missed pizza so much, they were sent the ingredients to make the delicious pies in space. The result? A pizza party in zero gravity. According to Paolo Nespoli, an Italian astronaut 74

23 October, 2017 10:50 AM Sorry, That Viral Pic Of India From Space Wasn't Taken On Diwali

Yesterday, we brought you that much-awaited photo of India, as seen from space on Diwali. As it turns out, though the picture was of India from space, it was actually taken on September 29, twenty days before Diwali. The photo was taken by astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who is aboard the International Space Station right now, and shared by him on Diwali on his verified 56