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Fewer women on NASA space flights: US astronaut

October 6th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The nature of NASA's space programmes is changing, says a former American woman astronaut, pointing to a growing gender imbalance on the US agency's space ... Read more...

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Russia not to exploit space shuttle monopoly

July 19th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not take advantage of its temporary monopoly on flying astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the country's space agency has said.Russia has ... Read more...

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Atlantis starts home journey

May 23rd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (DPA) The US space shuttle Atlantis separated from the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday to prepare for its home journey on the shuttle's last-ever mission before being retired. The Shuttle ... Read more...

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NASA all set for Atlantis Shuttle launch

May 11th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
NASA is on schedule for the launch of Atlantis, which is NASA's space shuttle that is going on its final mission for the servicing of Hubble telescope.Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, the test director ... Read more...

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