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SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship reaches space station

MIAMI: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived on Sunday at the International Space Station, carrying supplies and experiments for the astronauts in orbit. "Capture confirmed," a NASA commentator said at 5:57 am (10:57 GMT), when the…

Two rookie astronauts, cosmonaut blast off to ISS

MIAMI: A three-man space crew featuring American and Japanese rookie astronauts as well as an experienced Russian cosmonaut blasted off on Sunday for a six-month mission at the International Space Station. Scott Tingle of NASA, Anton…

US astronauts begin repair of aging ISS robotic arm

Two NASA astronauts embarked on a spacewalk Thursday to repair the International Space Station's aging robotic arm, the US space agency said. The outing by Americans Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei began at 8:05 am (1205 GMT) when the…

SpaceX poised to launch first recycled rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, USA: SpaceX is poised to launch its first recycled rocket on Thursday, using a booster that sent food and supplies to the astronauts living at the International Space Station in April. The goal of the launch, scheduled…

US astronauts engage in spacewalk to upgrade ISS

WASHINGTON: Two American astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday to work on upgrading the orbiting outpost's electrical system. Americans Shane Kimbrough, the 49-year-old commander of the six-person crew…

Orbital cargo ship arrives at space station

MIAMI: An unmanned cargo ship operated by the US company Orbital ATK arrived on Sunday at the International Space Station, delivering 2.5 tons of food and supplies to the six astronauts living in orbit. US astronaut Kate Rubins and…