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29 June, 2018 10:36 AM "Will Fly On Sick Aircraft": Mumbai Crash Victim Had Told Father

Maintenance engineer Surabhi Gupta had spoken to her father over phone in the morning on Thursday and described the condition of the aircraft as bad. Hours before the 12-seater aircraft crashed in a crowded Mumbai suburb on Thursday, maintenance engineer Surabhi Gupta - one of the five killed in the incident- told her father in Sonepat that she was going 73

25 June, 2018 5:13 PM Space tourism takes its toll on body: NASA astronaut

Many are unprepared for the rigorous trip, says Anna Fisher. People who sign up with space tourism companies for a trip beyond the Earth may be unprepared for the rigours of spaceflight, according to a NASA astronaut. To date, only the Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, has taken tourists into space, between 2001 and 2009. However, aerospace companies 38

25 June, 2018 7:09 AM SpaceX to Launch 15th Resupply Mission to ISS on June 29

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, packed with more than 5,900 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware, will launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Dragon will reach its preliminary orbit in about 10 minutes after launch and then would deploy its solar arrays and begin a carefully choreographed 48

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 56

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 47

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 42

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 68

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 53

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 36

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 131