MTV is marking its 40th anniversary with a relaunch of its iconic image of an astronaut on the moon, with an MTV flag planted nearby.

WASHINGTON, Dec 29: A U.S. astronaut set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about two months left in her mission.

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano will be cheering on his team from space when they take on South Africa in their pivotal Rugby World Cup clash.

Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie “Ad Astra,” had a burning question for a real-life astronaut.

CAPE CANAVERAL, August 17: NASA picked Alabama’s “Rocket City” on Friday to lead development of the next moon lander for astronauts.

After the success of ‘Sanju’, Randir Kapoor is in no hurry to sign new projects unless he is absolutely sure of the script.

MOSCOW, Sept 29: – The first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 5, 2019, and will return to Earth on April 16, 2019, the ISS launch schedule, shared with Sputnik, has shown.

For the first time in five decades, a NASA astronaut candidate has resigned from training, the US space agency said Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: NASA’s former scientist and astronaut Dr Sandra Hall Magnus visited Kanjirowa National Secondary School on Thursday.

CALIFORNIA, Jan 7: Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 15: The second person to walk on the moon is rolling out the red carpet for the red planet.

HOUSTON, Jan 17: Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin speaking at a function organized at Nepal Academy Hall in the Capital City on Thursday urged youths to keep exploring and never give up.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 6: Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who arrived in Nepal two days ago, visited Sunsari district and gave an inspiring speech to students at Sitagunj-based Everest Science Center on Tuesday.

Moon astronaut Aldrin visits Lumbini

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KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Buzz Aldrin, American engineer and former astronaut, who is the second among 12 persons to have stepped on the Moon, spent a whole day in Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, along with his team members. He had arrived in Nepal on Sunday with a six-member team.

BIRATNAGAR, July 16: A former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, 86, one of the first two men to walk on the moon, is arriving in Nepal on September 4. He had set foot on the moon together with Neil Armstrong on July 20, 1969.