Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: International Space Station

Researchers send bacteria for mining rocks in space

LONDON: Other than sending animals and robots up to International Space Station, researchers have also sent bacteria aimed to mine space rocks for future missions. Scientists have recently sent 18 various strains of bacteria to the ISS in order to determine if the mineral-leaching microbes could benefit astronauts mine space ...

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Russian spacecraft brings ISS astronauts safely back

MOSCOW-Xinhua: Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-09 has successfully landed in Kazakhstan, bringing back the three astronauts who have completed their missions on the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian mission control centre said. “The landing section with Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev, NASA astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor and astronaut of the European Space ...

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Russia says space station leak could be deliberate sabotage

AFP MOSCOW: Russia launched checks Tuesday after its space chief said an air leak on the International Space Station last week could have been caused by deliberate sabotage. Space agency chief Dmitry Rogozin said the hole detected Thursday in a Russian space craft docked at the orbiting station was caused ...

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Trump wants to privatise the International Space Station

WASHINGTON: The White House plans to stop funding for the station after 2024, ending direct federal support of the orbiting laboratory. But it does not intend to abandon the orbiting laboratory altogether, and is working on a transition plan that could turn the station over to the private sector, according ...

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