Tag Archives: ISS

Successful Spacewalk allows Station Astronauts to install Cameras

Successful Spacewalk allows Station Astronauts to install Cameras Expedition 56 commander Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, switching their spacesuits on battery power by 8.06 a.m. EDT (GMT-4), kicked off to float in Quest airlock excursion, what turned out to be for 6 hours and 49 minutes outside the ISS (International Space Station) on Thursday and…
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At $55 Million, you can now take a trip of 10 days to the Space Station

Got $55 million to spare? This is how much you are required for a ten day trip aboard the ISS (International Space Station).  Axiom Space, a Houston based company, announced the price for organizing space expeditions to the International Space Station. The company is also working on building the first ever commercial space station. The…
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ISS’s privatization 

After the hint given by Jeff Bridenstine, that the White House is not in favor of funding specific projects run by NASA, and that for monetary aid to be taken, the first step would be handing over the International Space Station to the private companies. The upcoming news is that ISS will be split to…
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Astronauts reach orbit safely after the launch of Soyuz spacecraft

The three crew members of the Expedition 56 Soyuz are on their way to reach International Space Station after they took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome which is located in Kazakhstan at 7:12 am EDT on Wednesday. The Soyuz spacecraft is carrying with it some of the well known and experienced crew members to reach…
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168 days, the countdown ends

The most awaited moment of welcoming a space crew which will be soon replaced by another in a matter of two days came today when a Japanese physician-astronaut, a Russian cosmonaut, and a NASA flight engineer undocked from International Space Station. The landing was commenced in Kazakhstan today at 5:16 am (GMT-4). Anton Shkaplerov monitored…
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Sleeping in zero gravity

Sleep is the natural stress buster God has gifted us with. After a long tiring day, nothing is better than resting in your bed with your favorite nap partner. But have you ever wondered how the astronauts sleep? They can’t have foundations like ours in the space, then how do they manage to sleep floating…
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Spacecraft’s dirty secrets

We know about UFOs, we have heard about spacecraft and its launch, but there’s something we all want to know but are either shy or have no way of finding it out. Did you guess it? We are talking about nature’s force. How do people in space got to potty when there is no gravitational…
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Will Broccoli Grow in Space?

Just imagine how it would be if your vegetable salad gets some of it green ingredients from the outer space of earth. Yes! You heard it right. According to the latest news, even thousand miles away from our planet your go-to vegetable, broccoli, can grow and the onus goes to probiotics.  Well, the idea is…
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