NASA to Provide Advanced Training to Indian Astronauts for Joint Mission to ISS, US Envoy Says

NASA to Provide Advanced Training to Indian Astronauts for Joint Mission to ISS, US Envoy Says

NASA will soon provide advanced training to Indian astronauts to send a joint mission to the International Space Station this year or shortly thereafter, US envoy to India Eric Garcetti has said. Garcetti made these remarks while speaking at the “US-India Commercial Space Conference: Unlocking Opportunities for US & Indian…

Russia launches ‘space weapon’ in path of US satellite: Pentagon | Space News

Russia launches ‘space weapon’ in path of US satellite: Pentagon | Space News

US believes Russia’s recently launched satellite can inspect and attack other satellites in low Earth orbit. The United States says Russia has launched a satellite that US intelligence officials believe to be a weapon capable of inspecting and attacking other satellites. A Soyuz rocket blasted off from Russia’s Plesetsk launch…

Boeing postpones launch of Starliner space capsule over valve problem | Space

Boeing postpones launch of Starliner space capsule over valve problem | Space

Cancellation of inaugural crewed space mission comes as Boeing is under fire over safety record at its aviation arm. Boeing has called off the inaugural crewed flight CST-100 Starliner space capsule after engineers detected an issue with a rocket valve. The decision to call off the launch on Monday came…

Russia’s Angara A5 rocket blasts off into space after two aborted launches | Space News

Russia’s Angara A5 rocket blasts off into space after two aborted launches | Space News

Russia wants to use rocket’s cargo capacities to deliver modules for a future rival to the International Space Station. Russia has launched its Angara A5 rocket from a space facility in the country’s far east after technical glitches prompted officials to abort missions at the last minute for two days…

Residents in North America look to the sky for a rare total solar eclipse | Space

Residents in North America look to the sky for a rare total solar eclipse | Space

A major golf tournament ground to a halt. Schools emptied of students. And thousands of people across North America turned their eyes to the sky to watch a rare celestial event. On Monday, parts of Canada, Mexico and the United States were treated to a total solar eclipse, a phenomenon…

Russian Soyuz rocket with 3 astronauts blasts off to ISS, days after glitch | Space News

Russian Soyuz rocket with 3 astronauts blasts off to ISS, days after glitch | Space News

The successful take off to the International Space Station follows an aborted launch on Thursday after a voltage drop in a power source. A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) blasted off on Saturday, two days after its launch was aborted at the last…