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Russia’s Mars spacecraft falls in Pacific Ocean


January 16th, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Doomed Russian Phobos-Grunt Mars probe spacecraft, which had been stuck in Earth orbit for two months, crashed down in the Pacific Ocean late Sunday.Launched Nov ... Read more...

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US philanthropist jailed for sex with Russian minor


December 4th, 2011 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Pennsylvania court sentenced US businessman and patron of arts Kenneth Schneider to 15 years in jail for having intimate relations with a Russian teenaged ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to its orbit


July 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 has reached its intended orbit, the country's space agency said Thursday.In a statement, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said GSAT-12 ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to near its orbit


July 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 is now very near to its ultimate geo-stationary orbit at 36,000-km apogee, or farthest point from Earth, space agency ISRO ... Read more...

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Could ’supermoon’ trigger tidal waves on March 19?


March 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) The world wide web has broadcast dire warnings about how the movement of the moon will trigger tidal waves and volcanic eruptions on March 19. The ... Read more...

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Brightest moon shines Saturday night (Lead)


January 31st, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The evening sky Saturday was lit by the moon shining at its zenith. Being closet to the earth, the moon was seen 15 percent bigger and 30 ... Read more...

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Look up, see the biggest, brightest moon tonight


January 30th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Don't forget to catch a glimpse of the moon this evening. According to scientists, the moon will be the closer to the earth Saturday than it will ... Read more...

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Moon to be biggest, brightest Jan 30


January 28th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Don't forget to watch the moon on Saturday. The moon will be closest to the earth on that day and will appear to be bigger and brightest ... Read more...

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Satellite launch successful: North Korea


April 5th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 5 (Xinhua) North Korea Sunday successfully launched a long-range rocket mounted with a communications satellite, the official KCNA news agency said. The 'Kwangmyongsong-2' satellite was sent into the orbit at ... Read more...

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Kabir Bedi, Dimple Kapadia become king, queen of Valaya’s kingdom (With Images)


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) He kept the his guests, buyers and the media waiting for a maddening two hours at the grand finale of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW). ... Read more...

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New project to probe Milky Way history


December 16th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new project, led by a University of Virginia (U.Va.) professor, is all set to survey more than 100,000 Milky Way stars, in an attempt to know ... Read more...

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‘Chandrayaan orbit to be raised to 267,000 km Wednesday’


October 28th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) The earth orbit of India's first lunar spacecraft will be raised to 267,000 km Wednesday, an official here said. "The Chandrayaan spacecraft, orbiting at a distance of around ... Read more...

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ISRO says Chandrayaan-I progressing smoothly towards Moon


October 25th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 25 (ANI): ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair has said that Chandrayaan-1 has covered 20 percent of its journey towards moon as scientists on Saturday performed the second orbit-raising manoeuvre. ... Read more...

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Lunar probe enters moon’s orbit


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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