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October 16, 2017 12:33 AM Rare photos taken by legendary Nasa astronauts being sold to the highest bidder

Many of the photos bear original Nasa marks, captions and identifying numbers. John Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space. Neil Armstrong took the first picture from the moon’s surface. The original prints of those are among 445 rare photos taken by American astronauts that are being sold by Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers 6

September 3, 2017 1:44 AM Soyuz MS-04 descent module lands in Kazakhstan

The spacecraft carries Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer KOROLEV /Moscow Region/, September 3. /TASS/. The descent module of Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft with three people on board landed in Kazakhstan early on Sunday, the Russian Mission Control center said. The three international crew members 13

July 23, 2017 7:02 AM Explore International Space Station with Google’s New Outer Space View

Google – the search engine giant has launched its and world’s first “gravity free” Street View on its Google Maps which features some spectacular pictures and imagery of the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, for allowing people to navigate the ISS from earth. When ‘Google Map’ has mapped the entire world and has been facilitating people 13

July 20, 2017 8:16 AM Ever wondered what the first astronauts to land on moon left there?

48 years ago today, the first ever humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the moon, diminishing the distance between the universe and Earth. July 20, 1969 was not just any other day for us humans living on the earth. On this day, 48 years ago, technological progress led the humans to land on the moon- a dream that many of us dreamt 91

June 30, 2017 8:34 AM Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country's space agency. This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station, an agency spokeswoman told AFP on Friday (June 30). The idea is to first 15

June 8, 2017 7:26 AM US spook-sat buzzed the International Space Station

Amateur spy-watcher plots path to USA 276's fly-by For a little while earlier this month, astronauts on the International Space Station had a spooky companion: a spy satellite that circled just outside the its “danger zone”. Dutch satellite-watcher Marco Langbroek (whose day job is at the Technical University of Delft) analysed the orbit of USA 276, a spy satellite 38

May 23, 2017 4:42 PM Rascal Flatts gets 'Back to Us' with 10th release (CD review)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Listening to Rascal Flatts' new album is a lot like watching the luggage carousel spin at any airport - there's a lot of mixed baggage. Mostly, it's what we've come to expect from the Ohio-born band featuring Columbus cousins Gary Levox on lead vocals and Jay DeMarcus on bass and every other instrument ever created as well as backing 55

May 12, 2017 6:06 PM Astronauts ace station's 200th spacewalk, shortened by leak

An equipment water leak shortened Friday's spacewalk by two U.S. astronauts at the International Space Station, but they still managed to replace a faulty electronics box. Despite the initial trouble, it was a milestone moment as Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer floated outside on the station's 200th spacewalk. The astronauts wasted no time removing the old electronics 12

May 12, 2017 6:06 PM US astronauts start historic 200th spacewalk late, after water leak

Two US astronauts began the 200th spacewalk at the ISS, following a brief delay after NASA discovered a water leak in equipment that helps power their spacesuits Miami: Two US astronauts began the 200th spacewalk at the International Space Station on Friday, following a brief delay after National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) discovered 18

April 22, 2017 5:29 PM Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supply ship bearing John Glenn's name arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday. Astronauts used the station's big robot arm to grab the capsule, as the craft flew 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Germany. NASA's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the S.S. John Glenn in honor of the first 17