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  • UPSC IES, ISS exam 2021

    UPSC IES, ISS 2021 interview schedule released, important details

    October 28, 2021 14:51 IST

     According to the schedule released, the interview for IES will be held on November 29, November 30 and December 1, while for ISS, it is scheduled to be held on November 29 and November 30 

  • UPSC IES/ ISS Result 2021

    UPSC IES/ ISS Result 2021 declared, how to check

    September 10, 2021 15:18 IST

    A total of 56 candidates have qualified in the UPSC exam, of which 32 candidates passed in the Indian Economic Service exam and 24 candidates in the Indian Statistical Service exam. Check result at upsc.gov.in, upsconline.nic.in

  • space station, international space station

    Smoke alarms sound at International Space Station

    September 09, 2021 15:28 IST

    Russia's space agency Roscosmos said the incident took place in the Russian-built Zvezda module and occurred as the station's batteries were being recharged.  

  • UPSC IES, ISS 2020 answer key

    UPSC IES, ISS exam 2020 answer key released, here's how to check

    August 12, 2021 13:58 IST

    The IES, ISS recruitment exams were held on July 16, 17 and 18. The answer key is available on the websites- upsc.gov.in, upsconline.nic.in 

  • Nasa

    NASA set to launch Boeing Starliner cargo spacecraft to ISS

    August 01, 2021 20:30 IST

    OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight for Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft as part of the US space agency's Commercial Crew Programme. The mission is targeted to launch at 1.20 p.m. EDT on August 3, NASA said in a statement.

  • Space

    Russia blames 'software failure' for misfired engines that shook ISS

    India | July 31, 2021 16:11 IST

    On Thursday, the Russian module's thrusters unexpectedly fired hours after docking, causing the Nauka module to think it was supposed to back away from the ISS.  

  • UPSC IES/ ISS exams 2021

    UPSC IES, ISS exam admit cards 2021 released, here's how to download

    June 29, 2021 18:56 IST

    The recruitment exams will be held on July 16, 17 and 18. The candidates appeared in the exam can download the hall ticket through the official website- upsconline.nic.in

  • Barun Sobti joins Instagram

    Barun Sobti joins Instagram; Iss Pyaar Ko... co-star Sanaya Irani welcomes with hilarious post

    TV | December 15, 2020 13:31 IST

    TV actor Barun Sobti's most popular TV show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon co-star Sanaya Irani took to Instagram to welcome him on the photo-sharing app and shared a hilarious post. Sanaya shared a throwback picture and claimed that he is always the last in everything.

  • How some bacteria survive in space for one year

    How some bacteria survive in space for one year

    November 05, 2020 20:32 IST

    After one year of exposure to low Earth orbit (LEO) outside the International Space Station, researchers found that the extremophilic bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans escaped morphological damage and produced numerous outer membrane vesicles.

  • Tests on space station mice lead to protein that may slow ageing

    Tests on space station mice lead to protein that may slow ageing

    November 05, 2020 20:11 IST

    Research on mice which were sent to the International Space Station (ISS) have helped scientists identify a protein that appears to have a major role in the ageing process, suggests a joint study by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Tohoku University.

  • NASA's Expedition 1 crew members pose with fresh oranges onboard the Zvezda Service Module of the Ea

    Space station turns into world-class laboratory in 20 years

    November 01, 2020 21:13 IST

    As astronauts celebrate the 20th anniversary of continuous human presence aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, NASA has said the orbiting laboratory has turned into a world-class facility for research which has conducted thousands of investigations from over 100 different countries.

  • Mutant mice retain muscle mass in space (Representational image)

    Mutant mice retain muscle mass in space. Read on

    September 09, 2020 13:03 IST

    Several genetically engineered mice spent 33 days abroad the International Space Station (ISS) and surprisingly retained more muscle and bone density than control mice that had not been tempered. 

  • Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon actress Sangeeta Srivastava dies due to vasculitis

    Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon actress Sangeeta Srivastava dies due to vasculitis

    TV | August 26, 2020 12:43 IST

    Popular TV show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon actress Sangeeta Srivastava breathed her last in Mumbai on 25th August 2020. She was suffering from an autoimmune disease called vasculitis.

  • SpaceX Dragon undocks from ISS; NASA astronauts returning home — Video

    SpaceX Dragon undocks from ISS; NASA astronauts returning home — Video

    August 02, 2020 7:16 IST

    SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Bouglas Hurley has taken off from the International Space Station and is now on its way to the Earth. The Dragon separated successfully in the wee hours of Sunday (IST).

  • The space station is the third brightest object in the sky after the sun and moon.

    International Space Station spotted from THESE cities. Check details

    July 16, 2020 9:43 IST

    The International Space Station passed some 400 kilometers over Gujarat on Tuesday night, giving people, especially in Ahmedabad and Rajkot, a glimpse of the space technology marvel. The space station is the third brightest object in the sky after the sun and moon.

  • Russian Cosmonaut shares breathtaking picture of brightest comet in 7 years from ISS

    Breathtaking picture of the brightest comet in 7 years clicked from ISS shared by Russian Cosmonaut

    July 05, 2020 11:15 IST

    In a day filled with celestial anomalies, a Russian Cosmonaut has shared an image of a comet taken from the International Space Station (ISS). The image is significant in more ways than one. The cosmonaut, Ivan Vagner, claimed that the comet -- C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) -- is the brightest comet in 7 years. And also, the tail of the comet is quite clearly visible from the image taken by Vagner. 

  • This illustration made available by SpaceX depicts the company's Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 ro

    SpaceX’s Dragon crew capsule all set for mission Demo-2 on Wednesday

    May 26, 2020 7:14 IST

    SpaceX will officially launch two astronauts to the International Space Station. However, the mission can be delayed due to some bad weather. The mission, called Demo-2, will be the first crewed test flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, following a successful uncrewed test flight, Demo-1, in March 2019.

  • NASA, SpaceX get ready for historic crewed mission to ISS

    NASA, SpaceX get ready for historic crewed mission to ISS

    May 24, 2020 23:19 IST

    Preparations are in full swing as NASA is to launch two of its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in collaboration with its commercial partner SpaceX on May 27 from Launch Complex 39A in Florida.

  • NASA

    NASA astronauts rehearse upcoming crew mission to ISS

    April 01, 2020 20:40 IST

    Amid rapid spread of COVID-19, joint teams from NASA and SpaceX executed in March a full simulation of launch and docking of the Crew Dragon spacecraft which will take astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

  • ISS astronauts grow Earth-like fresh lettuce in space

    ISS astronauts grow Earth-like fresh lettuce in space

    March 07, 2020 9:39 IST

    The astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have managed to successfully cultivate salad crop -- red romaine lettuce -- that is free of disease-causing microbes and safe to eat and is at least as nutritious as Earth-grown plants.