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Jules Verne spaceship to end life in a ball of flames

September 29th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): Jules Verne, Europes biggest, most sophisticated spaceship is about to bring its six-month mission to an end by plunging into the Pacific in a ball of flames. ... Read more...

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European space truck docks at space station

April 3rd, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bremen (Germany), April 3 (DPA) In a first docking by a European spacecraft in orbit, an expendable "space truck", named the "Jules Verne", nosed up to International Space Station (ISS) Thursday and ... Read more...

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New European ’space truck’ launched into orbit

March 9th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Bremen (Germany) March 9 (DPA) Europe's first-ever space transporter settled into orbit Sunday after a successful launch from the jungle of South America. The orbital cargo ship blasted aloft from the Kourou ... Read more...

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European Space Agency launches robot freighter

March 9th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Paris, March 9 (Xinhua) The European Space Agency launched its first Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) into space Sunday, French media reported. The ATV was launched aboard an Ariane 5 rocket, from Kourou, ... Read more...

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New ’space truck’ hailed as precursor to Mars mission

March 6th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Darmstadt (Germany), March 6 (DPA) A heavy-duty European spacecraft that will make its maiden flight Sunday has been hailed as a precursor to a spaceship that could one day carry robots to ... Read more...

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Out of this world music to entertain astronauts aboard space station

March 6th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Paris, March 6 (ANI): Songs selected by a Norwegian teenager would entertain astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS), when the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) Jules Verne delivers the playlist of the ... Read more...

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