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Soaring to new heights! Sunita Williams picked for first commercial space flight

The Indian-American astronaut will fly the first space capsules built by private companies, SpaceX and Boeing. Image: Sunita Williams holds the record for the longest space walk by a lady......

119 warships built, naval design celebrates golden jubilee

A day after the Indian Space Research Organisation highlighted India's scientific capability by placing the spaceship, Mangalyaan, in orbit around Mars, another milestone in indigenous design was......

NASA spacecraft sets off to end Moon mystery

NASA has launched an unmanned spacecraft from Virginia that aims at unlocking the mysteries of Moon's atmosphere. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer or Ladee spacecraft, which is......

NASA scientists to attempt one-year spaceflight

A veteran National Aeronautics and Space Administration space commander is set to make an out-of-the-world record by spending the most consecutive days in space by any American in a single mission.......

Indian finalises tourist spacecraft design

Dr Chirinjeev Kathuria's dream of tourist flights to space crossed another milestone this month when his company PlanetSpace finally picked a design for an eight-person orbital fly back spacecraft.......

Will Virgin Galactic's crash end space tourism?

The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s first spaceship, but aspiring space......

Tourists too can hitch a ride on Boeing's space taxi!

Boeing Co's proposal to develop a so-called space taxi for NASA astronauts includes a seat for paying tourists to fly to the International Space Station, the company's program manager said on......

India Inc hails Modi victory, looks for bold reforms

Hailing the clear mandate given by voters to the BJP-led NDA, leading lights of corporate India hoped incoming government would boost economic growth and create jobs to herald a "golden era of......

Mid-cap, smallcap stocks crash, probe begins

Shares of a host of mid-cap and small-cap companies on Monday crashed in the stock market, plunging as much as 60% in some cases, amid panic selling on speculations of sale of pledged shares.Stock......

Nifty tops 5,600 led by RIL

Key share indices ended higher amid volatility on Tuesday weighed by Reliance Inds, banking and capital goods segments.The markets opened firm mirroring higher global cues. Meanwhile, Inflation......

India revs up for Narain's F1 debut

Narain Karthikeyan's face smiles down from giant hoardings in Indian cities, car stickers in his hometown proclaim "Narain, we are proud of you" and fans scribble good-luck messages on a special......
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SpaceX rocket grounded for 'couple more months,' company says

The metal strut broke about two minutes after the rocket lifted off from Florida, releasing a bottle of helium that caused the second-stage engine... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-spacex-rocket-grounded-for-couple-more-months-company-says-2120662
Japan delivers whiskey to space station for science

Spirits arrived at the International Space Station today. Not the ghostly ones, but the kind you drink - distilled spirits. A Japanese company... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/497060/japan-delivers-whiskey-space-station.html
Science, technology can catapult India on the global stage

Mumbai: However sanguine one's disposition, it's not easy to envision a shining India on the eve of the 69th Independence Day. The washout of... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/fCmMGhgw59Y9J2K6MUckdK/Science-technology-can-catapult-India-on-the-global-stage.html
Has Tiger Woods lost focus?

Tiger Woods new, and first, sports bar and restaurant opened Monday night in Jupiter, Florida, US. About 18 hours later, Woods was on the practice... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/P2YwBC18V50ejXk4ybVq4M/Has-Tiger-Woods-lost-focus.html
ISS astronauts to dine on lettuce from 'space farm'

WASHINGTON: Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) will for the first time eat food that was after harvesting a crop of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/ISS-astronauts-to-dine-on-lettuce-from-space-farm/articleshow/48429393.cms

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