Spacewalk

Two cosmonauts break record for longest Russian spacewalk

Two cosmonauts have broken the record for the longest Russian spacewalk which went on for a duration of eight hours, thirteen minutes, breaking the previous record of eight hours, seven minutes. On Friday, February 2, the spacewalk was performed by Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency […]

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Chandrayaan-II to spend 14 days on lunar surface, says ISRO chief

Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) historical moon mission Chandrayaan-II is all set to mark India’s first lunar landing. Though it is not the country’s first mission to the Moon, it is the government’s most ambitious Moon research project. The Chandryaan-II mission will be launched in April this year. ISRO chairman Dr K Sivan has come […]