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NASA astronauts grease robot arm’s new hand

NASA astronauts ventured out of the International Space Station for a second spacewalk in less than a week, for an altogether different mission of greasing the robot arm’s new...

Oct 11, 2017 21:12 PM

Canadarm2: Spacewalking astronauts gives International Space Station’s Canadian robotic arm a new hand

According to experts, the arm is known as Canadarm2. It is one of the most crucial tools on the ISS. The arm is like a dexterous snake-like instrument that extends up to nearly 60...

Oct 09, 2017 09:16 AM

Two NASA astronauts will spacewalk outside the International Space Station to repair robotic arms

Two astronauts will spacewalk outside the International Space Station in order to repair the main robotic appendage of the orbiting lab on Wednesday.

Oct 05, 2017 16:59 PM

NASA offering astronaut JOBS: Working at US space agency is no cakewalk because it is SPACEWALK

NASA restricts astronauts from making financial gains. They cannot accept gifts from aerospace companies and can’t earn royalties for writing books. NASA pays between $66,026 and...

Sep 19, 2017 20:21 PM

NASA astronauts emergency spacewalk outside ISS at 5:30 PM; failed MDM data relay box to be replaced

Two NASA astronauts – Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer - will be replacing the multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) data relay box on the S0...

May 23, 2017 16:25 PM

Watch Video | Enjoy spacewalk with NASA's 'action cam', get a glimpse of incredible view of Earth from ISS

Spacewalk is something which fascinates many people, especially the space enthusiasts. Although we get to see what it’s like being in space in several science-fiction movies, but...

May 10, 2017 07:25 AM

Shortage of spacesuits could ruin NASA's future deep-space missions, says report

The spacesuits, named Extravehicular Mobility Units (EMU), used by the NASA astronauts who are currently on the International Space Station (ISS) were made more than 40 years ago....

Apr 29, 2017 19:28 PM

NASA spacesuits short in supply and overbudget; space agency wasted whopping USD 80 million: Report

It is so thrilling to discuss about astronauts and human missions to space. But have you ever thought what cost NASA has to bear for stuffs required to send humans to space? Well,...

Apr 27, 2017 13:31 PM

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson creates history with eighth spacewalk; breaks Sunita William's record

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on Thursday created history and broke Indian-American scientist Sunita William’s record for the most spacewalks by a woman as she floated outside the...

Mar 30, 2017 19:43 PM

Women power: Peggy Whitson gears up for 8th spacewalk outside ISS, set to break Sunita Williams' record

Sunita Williams holds the record of making seven spacewalks and now NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is all set to break her record as she gears up for her eighth spacewalk aboard the...

Mar 30, 2017 16:53 PM