Astronaut(Search results - 19)
IndiaDec 15, 2020, 3:10 PM IST
NASA chooses Raja Chari for Space Station mission, to be the third Indian American in space
US Space agency NASA and the European Space Agency have selected three astronauts -- Indian American Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, Tom Marshburn and Matthias Maurer -- to serve as crew members for NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station around September 2021
IndiaNov 25, 2020, 1:15 PM IST
Gaganyaan: Indian astronaut-elects to enter last leg of training
The four Indian astronaut elects, who have been training in Russia for the Gaganyaan project, are all set to enter the last leg of the training module in Russia
IndiaMay 31, 2020, 11:03 AM IST
Historic space mission: SpaceX sends 2 NASA astronauts to International Space Station
History was created in space programme as Elon Musk-run SpaceX successfully sent two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) onboard the reusable Falcon 9 rocket. The historic mission was accomplished on Saturday
IndiaApr 2, 2020, 5:26 PM IST
Slice of history: This is what India’s first astronaut Rakesh Sharma said to PM Indira Gandhi on April 2, 1984
Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian astronaut in space informed the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi that India was “Sare Jahan Se Achcha” when she asked him, “How does India look from space?”
India UntoldFeb 1, 2020, 10:33 AM IST
The Story Of India's First Woman Astronaut Kalpana Chawla's Childhood
On February 1, 2003, seven NASA astronauts lost their lives after their Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 disintegrated while re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere. One of those killed in that tragic incident was the first Indian woman in space – Kalpana Chawla. She was an inspiration to thousands of Indian women. But how many of you know about how Kalpana Chawla’s childhood story and what made her go to space eventually? Let’s find out more in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
Not For Women OnlyJan 23, 2020, 3:03 PM IST
Meet Vyomamitra, ISRO's 'Lady Robot' To Go To Space In Unmanned Gaganyaan
Even before orbiting astronauts on India's first manned mission to the space, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will send 'Vyomamitra', a 'lady robot', in unmanned Gaganyaan spacecraft. The robot was the centre of attraction at the inaugural session of the "Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Present Challenges and Future Trends" in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Let’s find out more about this woman half-humanoid in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaOct 5, 2019, 12:07 PM IST
Varanasi: Durga Puja pandal with a ‘Chandrayaan-2’ touch
A Durga Puja pandal in Orderly Bazar of Varanasi is all set to mesmerise the visitors with its ‘Chandrayaan-2’ theme. The pandal, which is around 100-feet in height, was made in two months.
HollywoodSep 18, 2019, 9:24 AM IST
Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut about Chandrayaan 2; impresses netizens
Hollywood actor Brad Pitt surprised many in India when he recently asked NASA astronaut Nick Hague about India's moon mission lander Vikram
IndiaSep 6, 2019, 8:53 PM IST
After Chandrayaan-2, India set for Mission Gaganyaan; Indian Air Force says level-1 selection of astronauts completed
As the world is watching Chandrayaan-2, reports claim that the Indian Air Force has selected level-1 candidates for Mission Gaganyaan. Out of the 10 selected astronauts, two are likely to be selected.
CultureSep 2, 2019, 9:46 AM IST
Lalbaugcha Raja comes to Mumbai in Chandrayaan-2 fervour
This year’s Lalbaugcha Raja is the talk of the town after it is evident that the deity keeps up with the trend. Lalbaugcha Raja makes an entry alongside Chandrayaan-2 and astronauts.
WorldAug 25, 2019, 3:03 PM IST
NASA launches probe into ‘first crime committed in space’
Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of illegally accessing her estranged wife Summer Worden's private financial records while on International Space Station (ISS) mission. Worden has filed a case with Federal Trade Commission and her family has filed complaint with NASA against McClain
WorldJul 26, 2019, 8:52 AM IST
Pakistan to send its first astronaut to space in 2022 using China's satellite launch facilities
The selection process for the astronauts for the space mission would start from February 2020, said Fawad Chaudhry, Pakistan Minister for Science and Technology. Pak will use China's satellite launch facilities.
IndiaJul 2, 2019, 2:41 PM IST
Gaganyaan: Russia to train Indian astronauts as ISRO signs deal
India and Russia have signed an agreement in relation to Gaganyaan, India’s pet space mission project. As per the agreement, Russia will train three Indian astronauts for the purpose
WorldMay 7, 2019, 4:20 PM IST
First woman to land on moon will be American: Mike Pence
"At President (Donald) Trump's direction, the United States will return to the moon within the next five years, and the first woman and the next man on the moon will be Americans," Pence said, in his address to the Satellite 2019 Conference here
IndiaJan 11, 2019, 2:10 PM IST
Gaganyaan: ISRO wants women to be part of its first manned space mission
ISRO chief K Sivan on Friday, while talking about Gaganyaan, “The inital training for Gaganyaan will be done in India and advanced training maybe in Russia. Women astronauts will be there on the team. That's our aim”