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Rapper Launches New Single from Red Planet


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The famous rapper Will.I.am is planning to launch his new album in planet Mars through rover Curiosity. He will manage this through the help of astronaut Leland Melvin. The up coming album ... Read more...

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Lenovo unveils new generation laptops


August 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) Chinese PC giant Lenovo has unveiled a new generation of light-weight ThinkPads at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.In an event to celebrate ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft returns to earth


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS) A Russian spacecraft with three crewmembers on board returned to earth Sunday.The Soyuz spacecraft landed safely in Kazakhstan, Russia's mission control centre said.The crew included Russian ... Read more...

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Chinese spacecraft docks with orbiting module


June 24th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese astronauts Sunday manually docked a spacecraft with an orbiting module, the first such attempt in China's space exploration history, authorities said.The astronauts successfully docked the ... Read more...

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Bieber scent to be honoured at FiFi awards


May 18th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's fragrance - Someday - will be honoured at the FiFi (Fragrance Foundation) Awards later this month and the young musician is overjoyed.The ... Read more...

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Nigeria to send astronauts aloft by 2015


May 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 18 (IANS) Nigeria says it will send aloft astronauts by 2015 and launch three satellites.Minister of Science and Technology Ita Okon Bassey Ewa announced this at a briefing ... Read more...

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Kutcher heads to space


March 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher will travel to space. He has booked a seat aboard businessman Richard Branson's suborbital aircraft.The star paid a reported 125,000 pounds for a ... Read more...

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China prepares for manned space docking this year


March 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) China's first unmanned space module, the Tiangong-1, is now capable of accommodating astronauts, and it may be possible for China to carry out its first manned ... Read more...

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‘I, Me Aur Main’ to release July 27


February 25th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) John Abraham and Chitrangada Singh starrer "I, Me Aur Main" is set to hit theatres July 27.The Reliance Entertainment, Rose Movies and Pollen Entertainment ... Read more...

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Nazi spoofing sci-fi film premieres at Berlin Film Festival


February 16th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new movie spoofing the German Nazi has been premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. The Finnish movie titled “Iron Sky” was made with a total budget ... Read more...

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Austrian plans to jump from stratosphere


February 13th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) An Austrian stuntman is planning to jump from a balloon high up in the stratosphere.Felix Baumgartner, 42, termed it a mission to the "death zone" and ... Read more...

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Newt Gingrich’s moon base receives mixed response


January 27th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Gingrich’s proposed space program has been received with mixed reactions. The GOP presidential hopeful has promised that under his administration, the United States will return to ... Read more...

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Scientists say that Supermassive black hole will ‘eat’ gas cloud


December 15th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are anxiously awaiting the outcome of an impending crash of the supermassive black hole which is currently located in the Milky Way. Scientists say a gas ... Read more...

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Mars rover begins space research


December 14th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) NASA's car-sized Curiosity rover has begun monitoring space radiation during its eight-month trip from Earth to Mars, the US space agency said Tuesday.Curiosity was launched Nov ... Read more...

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No spaceship, yet NASA wants more astronauts


November 17th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) America's space organisation NASA has launched a massive recruitment drive to find new astronauts, despite not having its own spaceship for them to fly.With its shuttle ... Read more...

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China mulls sending female astronauts into space


October 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China is considering sending female astronauts into space during its space docking missions next year, a chief designer for the astronaut programme said Monday.Two female astronauts ... Read more...

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Former astronaut runs for US Congress


October 12th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Former astronaut Jose Hernandez said Tuesday he is seeking the Democratic nomination to represent California's just-created 10th District in the US Congress.Hernandez, who grew up working ... Read more...

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Singer Swift once dreamt of being financial advisor


September 5th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift wanted to be a stock broker before venturing into music."Ever since I was a little kid... my dad has been telling me to ... Read more...

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NASA turns on humanoid robot in space station


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) NASA Tuesday turned on a humanoid robot in the International Space Station for the first time since it was delivered in February, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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John with five beauties in ‘I, Me Aur Main’


August 4th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Bollywood hunk John Abraham will be seen with five actresses, including Chitrangada Singh and Prachi Desai, in a new movie "I, Me Aur Main", ... Read more...

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ISS crew to launch mini-satellite Aug 3


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will launch a mini-satellite during a spacewalk Aug 3 in honour of the 50th anniversary of Russian astronaut ... Read more...

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US Congresswoman’s husband to retire from NASA


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS/EFE) Astronaut Mark Kelly announced that he will retire from NASA and the US Navy Oct 1 to devote his attention fully to his wife, Rep. ... Read more...

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A 23-passenger-Superbus that can travel at 155mph!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): A design team from TU Delft University has unveiled a 15ft-long, six-wheeled Superbus.Aerodynamic and luxurious Superbus, which on the first glance looks like a cross between the Batmobile ... Read more...

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Soviet space capsule sells for $2.9 mn


April 13th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) A Soviet space capsule that orbited the Earth 50 years ago sold for about $2.9 million at Sotheby's in New York. The spherical Vostok 3KA-2 Space ... Read more...

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Yuri Gagarin ‘was worried about sausages before space trip’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): It has emerged that when Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin was embarking on his pioneering voyage into space 50 years ago, he made sure he had enough sausage to ... Read more...

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International Space Station on alert for incoming space junk


April 6th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is considering to order three astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to take shelter because of incoming space ... Read more...

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New ’superglue’ that stays stickier in space


March 24th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A recently patented adhesive, developed by Kansas State University, could soon find its place in every astronaut's toolbox.The adhesive made from peptides -- a compound containing two ... Read more...

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Russian space mission returns to earth


March 16th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Soyuz TMA-M capsule landed in Kazakhstan Wednesday, ferrying three astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) safely back to earth, officials said.The capsule, carrying ... Read more...

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Shot US Congresswoman Giffords speaking, but has no memory of being shot


March 12th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Gabrielle Giffords, the US Congresswoman who is recovering from serious injuries after being shot in Tucson, is reportedly speaking in full sentences, but she has no memory of ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery set to return to Earth for final time


March 8th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Monday announced that Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, completing a 13-day mission to outfit ... Read more...

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Katy Perry’s ‘alien sex talk’ with Kanye West in ‘ET’ remix


February 17th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): Kanye West and Katy Perry have joined forces for the latter's new remix of 'E.T.', which has the artists engaging in "alien sex" talk.The reworked version ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords is talking and singing


February 15th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gabrielle Giffords is making steady recovery from her injuries.The congresswoman was seriously injured when she was shot from close range in the front. The bullet ended up ... Read more...

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New ‘low cost’ rocket to lift astronauts set to soar by 2013


February 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Two of the world's leading rocket companies-ATK from the US and Astrium from Europe-are collaborating to develop a new vehicle that may one day launch astronauts into orbit.The ... Read more...

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Mark Kelly To Make Space Shuttle Launch Final Announcement On Friday


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Final announcement of whether Mark Kelly will act as the commander of Endeavour is expected to come out on Friday after a press conference where the ... Read more...

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Here’s your child’s ticket to NASA


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) If your child wants to become an astronaut, here's a golden chance -- Nickelodeon is hosting a contest for selection of a few kids for a 10-day ... Read more...

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