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Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on moon, diesRediff.com17 Jan 2017
Cernan, a captain in the United States Navy, left his mark on the history of exploration by flying three times in space, twice to the moon.
ISRO's big leap, embarks on launching swadeshi space shuttle!Rediff.com15 May 2016
Around 600 scientists and engineers are hoping for the best as they forge ahead with plans of making an indigenous version of a space shuttle.
NASA planning mission to explore life on Jupiter's moonRediff.com8 Apr 2016
The US space agency NASA is planning an ambitious mission involving international scientists to explore the possibility of life on Europa, the moon of planet Jupiter.
ISS turns 15: NASA celebrates space station's birthdayRediff.com4 Nov 2015
The International Space Station has completed 15 years of continuous human presence.
Greetings from Pluto: NASA probe survives flyby, phones homeRediff.com16 Jul 2015
NASA has confirmed its New Horizons probe worked flawlessly on its flight past Pluto.
Soaring to new heights! Sunita Williams picked for first commercial space flightRediff.com10 Jul 2015
The Indian-American astronaut will fly the first space capsules built by private companies, SpaceX and Boeing.
US, India to collaborate on Mars explorationRediff.com1 Oct 2014
India and the United States, after sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars' orbit, have now agreed to cooperate on future explorations of the Red Planet, which America said will yield "tangible benefits" to both the countries and the world at large.
NASA's new spacecraft follows India's Mangalyan to MarsRediff.com19 Nov 2013
Two weeks after India successfully launched its maiden Mars mission, America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched a new spacecraft to orbit the red planet to probe how it lost its atmosphere and abundant liquid water.
NASA mourns death of 'true American hero' ArmstrongRediff.com26 Aug 2012
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has mourned the death of Neil Armstrong, a 'true American hero' and the first man to set foot on the moon.
'Armstrong taught us the enormous power of one small step'Rediff.com26 Aug 2012
A "deeply saddened" United States President Barack Obama hailed Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, as one of the greatest American heroes of all times, and said that it was he who taught the enormous power of one small step
NASA involves private companies in human space flightsRediff.com3 Aug 2012
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Friday announced new agreements with three American commercial companies, including Boeing, to design and develop the next generation of United States human spaceflight capabilities, enabling a launch of astronauts from the US soil in the next five years.
First US woman to go into space passes awayRediff.com24 Jul 2012
Sally Ride, the first US woman to go into space, has died after a 17-month battle against cancer. She was 61.
Discovery: 25 years of spaceflightRediff.com25 Feb 2011
US space shuttle Discovery lifted off for its final flight from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida to deliver a new module and critical supplies to the International Space Station, late Thursday night.
Obama proposes freeze on NASA's Budget for 5 yearsRediff.com15 Feb 2011
The NASA budget includes $4.3 billion for the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs, $5 billion for science, $3.9 billion for future exploration systems and $569 million for aeronautics research.
NASA hails Indian space programmeRediff.com26 May 2010
Identifying India as a 'big partner' of the US space programme, NASA has applauded the country's efforts in using its space missions for "societal needs." "I think it's 85 per cent of their budget is spent on what they call societal needs. It's earth science, climate change, those kinds of things, and they still insist that they're going to bring about a human space flight programme, you know, by 2020 or so," NASA Administrator Charles F Bolden said.