International Space Station(ISS)

News:The U.S.-Russian space crew has reached the International Space Station(ISS) after a launch was carried out by Russian Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan. Facts: The International Space Station(ISS) is a space station located in the low Earth orbit. Participating agencies:It is a joint project between five space agencies: NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA… Continue reading International Space Station(ISS)

China to build moon station in ‘about 10 years’

China has planned to send a manned mission to moon and to build a scientific research station there in “about 10 years”. The China National Space Administration (CSNA) intends to build the research station in the region of the moon’s South Pole. China has also planned to launch a Mars probe by 2020. The country… Continue reading China to build moon station in ‘about 10 years’

U.S. astronaut to spend 11 months in space

NASA has announced extended assignments for astronauts at the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Christina Koch will spend 11 months at the International Space Station, setting a record for women. The current record-holder for female space fliers is by Peggy Whitson who had spent 288 days. The world’s space endurance record is held by Russia.… Continue reading U.S. astronaut to spend 11 months in space