Robotic astronaut named CIMCON

Robotic astronaut named CIMCON on its way to International Space Station

There’s a new astronaut on its way to the International Space Station on Sunday morning aboard SpaceX’s most recent resupply launch, and it’s only the size of a medicine ball. CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is an artificial intelligence assistant designed by Airbus and IBM to assist the European Space Agency’s astronauts in everyday tasks […]

Source: Nasa

Russian space capsule with three ISS astronauts lands in Kazakhstan

A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) has safely landed in Kazakhstan. The capsule touched down at 6:39 p.m. (1239 GMT) Sunday, descending under a red-and-white parachute. The three astronauts aboard the capsule included – Russian Anton Shkaplerov, American Scott Tingle and Japan’s Norishige Kanai. With the landing, […]