international space station

  • World

    Japanese woman loses millions in intergalactic romance scam

    A woman from Japan transferred 4.4 million yen to a man who said he was stuck on an International Space Station (ISS) and needed money for a rocket back to earth so he could marry her. The 65 year old woman, from Shiga Prefecture, told police that she fell in love with a man she met online in June and…

  • World

    China launches first astronaut led space mission in 5 years

    Yesterday, China, launched its first crewed space mission in 5 years. 3 “science minded” military pilots shot to a new orbiting station that they were expected to reach about midafternoon. It was launched in Jiuquan, a northwestern area of China. Like a scene out of a movie, the astronauts were watched by various spectators from space officials and other military…

  • Technology

    First Thai-made satellite to launch in 2023

    The first Thai-manufactured satellite, named the TSC-Pathfinder and designed to survey Earth’s natural resources, is planned to be launched in 2023. The launch is part of a schedule by the Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation’s developing space technology programme to launch 5 small satellites between 2021 and 2027. Space engineering development and application, research and development, and…

  • Thailand

    UFO? Shooting star? Prachuap Khiri Khan locals find out bright object is the ISS

    A bright object streaked across the sky last night, catching the attention of locals in Prachuap Khiri Khan and even shocking the local astronomy team observing the stars. It’s not a UFO. It’s not a comet. It’s actually the International Space Station. Astronomers from the province’s King Mongkut Science Park were observing the stars and photographed the streaks of line.…

  • Thailand

    Astronauts to plant Thai tree seeds on International Space Station

    Astronauts orbiting the Earth on the International Space Station are going to plant Thailand’s national tree and study how the plant, known as the Golden Shower (yes, we know…) for its yellow hanging flower clusters, grows in an environment without gravity. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 4 astronauts as well as the seeds and supplies for the project was…