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NASA to draft 20-year Mars strategy by August


April 14th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NASA will compile the Mars research plan for next 20 years by August, the US space agency officials have said.According to NASA, the programme ... Read more...

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UNDP calls for energy access to all by 2030


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) With 1.4 billion people in the world still living without electricity, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has joined its partner agencies in a call ... Read more...

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Discovery scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday


March 8th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, March 9.If it lands on Wednesday, it will have spent a total of ... Read more...

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NASA EPOXI flyby offers new insights into comet features


November 5th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists say that initial images from NASA's EPOXI mission spacecraft that successfully flew past Comet Hartley 2 at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, provide new information about the comet's ... Read more...

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NASA’S LRO completes exploration mission phase


September 16th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Sept 16 (ANI): The exploration phase of NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft's mission is set for completion on Sept. 16, following a number of successes that transformed our understanding of ... Read more...

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U2, NASA create video to celebrate their collaboration


August 28th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a commemorative video highlighting a year's worth of collaboration in space and on the group's 360 ... Read more...

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What NASA’s airborne missions will do in the next five years


May 28th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): NASA's new airborne science missions will investigate issues such as hurricanes, air quality, and Arctic ecosystems during the next five years.The Earth Venture missions are part of NASA's ... Read more...

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NASA to fund innovative museum exhibits and planetrium shows


May 13th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Wednesday that it will be funding nine science related projects.NASA's Competitive Program for Science Museums and Planetariums will provide $7 million in grants to enhance ... Read more...

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Robot ‘that looks like Top Gear’s The Stig’ developed


April 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Nasa's new 'space robot' Robonaut 2, which looks like the secret Top Gear character The Stig, is set to step aboard the International Space Station (ISS).The 300-pound machine, ... Read more...

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NASA to launch its next shuttle April 5


March 27th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (DPA) NASA managers gave the green signal to launch the shuttle Discovery April 5 amidst reports that it could extend the shuttle programme till 2011. NASA managers completed their all-day ... Read more...

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NASA Robots To Help Astronauts In Space


February 8th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington D.C., Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA officials, who are always dedicated to improve their observations of the outer space, have unveiled a new robot named "Robonaut 2" that would ... Read more...

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NASA names chief technologist and associate administrator


February 4th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO News) – NASA's Administrator Charles F. Bolden named Robert D. Braun as the agency's Chief Technologist and Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr., the associate administrator for Mission Support at NASA Headquarters ... Read more...

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NASA’s Ares I-X rocket successfully completes flight test


October 29th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): NASA's Ares I-X test rocket has successfully completed its flight test, by lifting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on October 28th.The test flight lasted about ... Read more...

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NASA gives nod for space shuttle Discovery’s launch on August 25


August 20th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA has given its approval for the launch of space shuttle Discovery on August 25, after a two-day review of the spacecraft's readiness for flight.Discovery's launch date was ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return to Earth on July 31


July 30th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, July 31, after a 16-day mission.There are two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy ... Read more...

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NASA celebrates Chandra X-Ray Observatory’s 10th anniversary


July 24th, 2009 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (Xinhua) NASA said Thursday it will release three new versions of the "classic images" taken by Chandra X-Ray Observatory to commemorate the telescope's 10th anniversary. One of the images ... Read more...

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Hubble Servicing Mission 4 comes to an end with successful landing


May 25th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): The historic and successful Hubble Servicing Mission 4 - the fifth and final visit of the Space Shuttle to the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope - came to ... Read more...

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NASA’s shuttle Atlantis launches on final Hubble servicing mission


May 12th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): NASA's space shuttle Atlantis, with its seven-member crew, has launched on the final Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission.Atlantis' 11-day mission will include five spacewalks to refurbish ... Read more...

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UNDP Calls on G-20 leaders to curb full-fledged human development crisis


April 1st, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.1 (ANI): The current global economic crisis, which began with the severe strains on the financial and banking system in parts of the developed world, now risks triggering a human ... Read more...

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NASAs Kepler mission to search for Earth-like planets


March 6th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): NASAs Kepler mission is all set to take off on March 6 from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, in a mission that ... Read more...

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NASA delays launch date of space shuttle Discovery


February 21st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): NASA has delayed the launch date of its space shuttle Discovery, after a thorough review of the spacecrafts readiness for flight.The decision was taken by NASA managers ... Read more...

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Mars rovers near five years of science and discovery


December 30th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity are all set complete the fifth anniversaries of their memorable landings on Mars in January 2009.While Spirit had landed safely on ... Read more...

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Obamas team to reverse 200 decisions taken by Bush


November 10th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obama team has compiled a list of about 200 Bush Administration actions and executive orders that could be swiftly undone to reverse White House policies ... Read more...

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Hubble failure forces NASA to delay repair mission to 2009


September 30th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 30 (ANI): A critical failure on the Hubble Space Telescope has forced NASA to delay its mission to upgrade the observatory until at least February 2009, which will allow ... Read more...

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NASA takes major step toward building next generation launch vehicle


September 11th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): NASA has taken a major step toward building the nations next generation launch vehicle with the successful completion of the Ares I rocket preliminary design review.Starting in ... Read more...

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Our solar system may have 13 planets


August 13th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A scientist has come out with a new definition for a planet, according to which, our solar system would have 13 planets in total.According to Mark Sykes, ... Read more...

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NASA takes visitors on an interactive tour of its first 50 years of exploration


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): To commemorate NASAs 50th anniversary of the signing of the space act that created the agency, it has released a fascinating multimedia experience that takes visitors on ... Read more...

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High tension in NASA before Sunday’s Mars landing


May 21st, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 21 (DPA) For nearly 10 months, the US space probe Phoenix has been travelling the 195 million km from Earth to Mars. On Sunday comes the tense moment of truth. ... Read more...

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Mars probe will have to go through a nail-biting touchdown on May 25


May 14th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander, that is all set to land on the surface of the Red Planet on May 25, will face a harrowing seven minutes during ... Read more...

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UNDP calls for adoption of cluster munitions treaty


April 18th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 18 (ANI): On the eve of the Global Day of Action to Ban Cluster Bombs, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a report calling the impact of ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft to explore geysers on Saturn’s moon Enceladus


March 11th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 11 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make an unprecedented flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on March 12, where it will skirt along the edges of huge geysers erupting from giant ... Read more...

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NASA extends operations of Sprit, Opportunity rovers on Mars


November 14th, 2007 - 2:19 am ICT by admin
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