Category: Science

Indian-Origin Doctor Anil Menon Among 10 Astronauts Chosen by NASA for Moon Mission

Indian-origin physician Anil Menon, a lieutenant colonel at the US Air Force, has been selected by NASA along with nine others to be astronauts for future missions, the American space agency has announced. Menon, 45, was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Ukrainian and Indian immigrants.He was SpaceX’s first flight surgeon, helping to launch […]

Space Tourism: Russia to Send Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to ISS

Russia on Wednesday will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the International Space Station in a move marking Moscow’s return to the now booming space tourism business after a decade-long break. One of Japan’s richest men, Maezawa, 46, will blast off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan accompanied by his assistant Yozo Hirano. On Sunday […]

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