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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 59

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 47

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 31

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 122

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 49

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 56

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 55

22 October, 2017 8:04 AM Festival of lights just became brighter! ISS astronaut shares image of India on Diwali from space

Astronaut Paolo Nespoli currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) took the opportunity to wish everyone on the occassion of Diwali and posted an image of a brightly illuminated India from space on October 19. New Delhi: Over the years, numerous photographs of India during the festival of Diwali 'as seen from space' have been passed and spread 61

22 October, 2017 3:38 AM We Finally Have A Real Pic Of India From Space On Diwali

Is this finally the end of 'that' Photoshopped NASA pic? A picture of India on Diwali, taken from space by 'NASA', has by now become a standing joke. The Photoshopped picture was circulated year after year - but people are wise to it now. So what does India actually look like from space on Diwali - the festival of lights? Thanks to astronaut Paolo Nespoli 62

20 October, 2017 8:51 AM US space company seeks to build human settlement on Mars by 2022

Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an expandable habitat around the Moon by 2022. New York: Las Vegas-based space technology company Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an expandable habitat around the Moon to serve as a lunar depot by 2022. Bigelow Aerospace entered into an agreement with United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing 46