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Canada unveils device for big space telescope


July 26th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 26 (IANS) The Canadian Space Agency has unveiled a precision equipment that will be used on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble.The Webb, ... Read more...

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Astronomers unveil ’super-exotic’ exoplanet


April 29th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Astronomers have unveiled details of a "super-exotic" exoplanet - described as the densest known solid planet in existence.An exoplanet is a planet outside the solar system.The ... Read more...

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Densest solid planet known ’super-exotic super-Earth’ unveiled


April 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): An international team of astronomers have revealed details of a "super-exotic" exoplanet, which is the densest solid planet known.The planet, named 55 Cancri e, is 60 percent larger ... 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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Space shuttle Endeavour successfully returns to Earth


August 1st, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of seven astronauts ended a 16-day journey of more than 6.5 million miles on July 31, landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ... 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’s space shuttle Endeavour launches to complete Japanese module


July 16th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew have set off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 15, to deliver the final segment to the Japan ... Read more...

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NASA delays Endeavour launch by 24 hours


July 12th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (RIA Novosti) The launch of space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed again by 24 hours to "allow technical teams additional time to evaluate lightning strikes at Launch Pad ... Read more...

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NASA selects June 13 as lunch date for space shuttle Endeavour


June 4th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): NASA managers have completed a review of space shuttle Endeavour's readiness for flight and selected June 13 as the official launch date for the STS-127 mission to the ... Read more...

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Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS


May 27th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) was launched Wednesday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, the mission control ... Read more...

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NASA TV to provide coverage of next Soyuz launch, docking


May 13th, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by admin
HOUSTON -- NASA Television will provide live coverage as the next residents of the International Space Station launch and arrive at the station to expand its crew to six people. ... Read more...

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ISS now ready for six astronauts


May 7th, 2009 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (DPA) After more than 10 years of construction, the International Space Station is ready to double its crew to six astronauts from around the world in what will ... Read more...

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Finest musician hopes to play bagpipes in space


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Sixteen years after winning Scotland''s most prestigious piping competition the Gold Medal at the Northern Meeting in Inverness Bruce Woodley is hoping to play bagpipes in space.Woodley, ... Read more...

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Scientists find 10-tonne space rock in Canada


November 29th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Nov 29 (ANI): Scientists have found the fragments of a 10-tonne asteroid along the Alberta/Saskatchewan border in Canada.According to a report by the Canadian Press, University of Calgary researchers Alan ... Read more...

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Worlds first space telescope to detect and track asteroids as well as satellites


June 27th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Canadian scientists are building the worlds first space telescope designed to detect and track asteroids as well as satellites.Known as NEOSSat (Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite), this ... Read more...

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Endeavour heads for International Space Station


March 12th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Washington/Moscow, March 11 (DPA) US space shuttle Endeavour blasted off early Tuesday, carrying major additions to the International Space Station from Japan and Canada. Endeavour launched from the Kennedy Space Center in ... Read more...

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