ISS astronauts relish Thanksgiving turkey dinner 400km above Earth

We earthlings enjoyed Thanksgiving in our cozy homes, but exciting things happened above the planet too. NASA shared how the astronauts aboard the International Space Station celebrated the American tradition with a special ‘boil in the bag’ dinner.

Orbiting some 400km above the Earth, turkey, mashed potatoes and corn-bread was served in

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China Isn't Winning The Race for Space

China Isn't Winning The Race for Space

China's first cargo spacecraft

Even as NASA stumbles, private U.S. companies are taking the lead in exploration

by Adam Minter

By the middle of the century, nuclear-powered Chinese shuttles will regularly ply interplanetary space, carrying workers between mining colonies on distant planets and asteroids. If that, like much else published on the

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The U.S. Military Is Preparing For War In Space

The U.S. Military Is Preparing For War In Space
Its impact on everybody on Earth and its implications for future human space exploration would be devastating.
Right now, there are laws that are relevant to the prospect of war in space, but currently it is unclear exactly how these might be applied.

We and our colleagues from around the world – including experts from Australia, Canada, the U

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ISRO's Plan: A Rocket That Can Be Made In 3 Days

ISRO's Plan: A Rocket That Can Be Made In 3 Days

Mini-PSLV can be built at a cost of just 1/10 of original cost. The manufacturing cost of a launch vehicle is generally in the range of Rs 150 crore to Rs 500 crore across the world. The Indian space agency has started working on the idea of building this small rocket keeping in mind the emerging market of micro or nano satellites

NEW DELHI: In a

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India's Maiden Mission To Sun Scheduled For 2019, Says ISRO Chief

India's Maiden Mission To Sun Scheduled For 2019, Says ISRO Chief

India is all set for the take-off of its maiden mission to the Sun by the year 2019

India is all set for the take-off of its maiden mission to the Sun by the year 2019. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman AS Kiran Kumar on Monday, during an interview at the FICCI at 90 event said, “Aditya-L1, India’s maiden mission to the Sun, will b

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