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The noted astronaut of the US- based National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Christina Koch recently completed the longest-ever single spaceflight by a woman. Christina Koch landed through a parachute at Kazakhstan, from the Russian Soyuz spacecraft she was onboard. She had created a record by spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS) ..
India has decided to collaborate with a Russian organization to train and improve the Indians shortlisted for India’s first manned space flight, the Gaganyaan. The successful launch, flight and the recovery of the Gaganyaan will make India the fourth nation in the World with the ability to successfully launch and recover a man from space. ..
India and France has recently signed an agreement to collaborate on ISRO’s first human spaceflight programme “Gaganyaan”. It was announcement by French space agency president Jean-Yves Le Gall at the 6th edition of the Bengaluru Space Expo. The first step under the MoU is to exchange specialists to work on (space) medicine. The ambit of ..
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Legendary astronaut of NASA John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight passed away in Houston, US. He was 87. He was NASA’s only astronaut to go into space as part of Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle program, and the first to fly into space six times. He ..
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Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams took over the command of International Space Station (ISS). The traditional ceremony of change-of-command, Expedition 33 Sunita Williams took over the command from Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka in the Destiny Laboratory.
Topics: Akihiko Hoshide • Aquanauts • Astronaut • Gennady Padalka • Human activities • Human spaceflight • In spaceflight • International Space Station • Spaceflight • Sunita Williams • Women in engineering • Women in the United States Navy