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China to get lunar soil


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) Preparations are on in China to launch a moon mission and bring about two kilogram of lunar soil samples to Earth, People's Daily reported Friday.The mission ... Read more...

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China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... 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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Big Chinese chopper passes cold weather flight test


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China's first independently-developed large civil helicopter has passed a cold weather flight test, said China Aviation Industrial Helicopter Co. Monday.The flight testing period for the 13-tonne ... 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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Table tennis playing robots debut in China


October 11th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese experts have developed two humanoid robots that can play table tennis. Wu and Kong are programmed to serve, return and score.The robots, each 1.6 meters ... Read more...

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Hyundai offers glimpse of new i30


September 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) South Korean auto major Hyundai Motor Company Wednesday revealed the first picture of its new generation i30 hatchback, ahead of its unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor ... Read more...

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New Russian air defence system by 2013


August 15th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new short-range air defence missile system would be ready to enter service in Russia in 2013, former chief designer of Almaz-Antei corporation Igor Ashurbeili ... Read more...

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Chinese submersible Jiaolong reaches record depths


July 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Jiaolong, a Chinese deep-diving submersible, has successfully reached a depth of 5,038 meters in the Pacific Ocean, topping an earlier dive of 4,027 meters, a media ... Read more...

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‘Anti-Jewish’ John Galliano ‘could face prison despite apology’


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Christian Dior's chief designer John Galliano, who was sacked from his job for his anti-Jewish comments, could now face prison despite an apology letter.The 50-yr-old would stand trial ... Read more...

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Dior’s John Galliano sacked over ‘anti-Jewish slurs’


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Christian Dior's chief designer John Galliano has been sacked for allegedly making 'particularly odious' anti-Semitic remarks.His alleged attack on two women as depicted in a video was "firmly ... Read more...

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China to set up space monitoring network in 2016


January 7th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) China is ready to put in place a deep space monitoring network in 2016 to support the country's future space missions, a senior scientist has said.The network will ... Read more...

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‘Eternal’ solar plane Zephyr confirmed record-breaker


December 25th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): The UK-built solar-powered plane Zephyr, dubbed 'eternal plane', has been officially announced a record breaker following its feat of non-stop flight for two weeks.Aeronautique Internationale (FAI), gave Zephyr ... Read more...

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China to send probe to Mars


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) China plans to send a probe to Mars in the next three years, authorities here said.The China Academy of Space Technology put forward the Mars probe plan to ... Read more...

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China’s ‘Chang’e-2′ expected to have enough fuel to return to earth


October 14th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 14(ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, is expected to have enough fuel to fly back to earth, Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) Vice Chief-Designer has said.Zhou Jianliang said ... Read more...

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China’s 2nd unmanned lunar probe ‘Chang’e-2′ enters lunar orbit


October 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 6 (ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, entered the moon's orbit on Wednesday, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center.According to the Xinhua, the spacecraft entered the 100 kilometres ... Read more...

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China to explore deep space


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) China will set up its own deep space communication network in three to five years which will help in the exploration of the solar system, a top scientist ... Read more...

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China’s second lunar probe blasts off


October 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) China Friday launched its second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2. This was the second of the country's three-phase moon mission which will culminate in a landing on the moon.The ... Read more...

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Now, a knee replacement implant that is Asia-specific


June 28th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) A knee-joint replacement implant specifically designed for the Asian population was launched by a German company here Monday. Vincent Marie, chief designer of the knee replacement implant, explained that ... Read more...

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China to launch its second lunar probe this year


April 13th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China will launch its second lunar exploration mission this year to test key landing technologies as well as take high-resolution images of the landing area, China Daily ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe this year


April 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): China will go ahead with its lunar exploration program despite the United States decision to suspend its return to the moon."China should not slow down its ... Read more...

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Vanessa Paradis new face of Chanel handbags


March 10th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Hollywood star Johnny Depp's girlfriend Vanessa Paradis has been signed on as the new face of Chanel Coco Cocoon handbags. The French actress and singer, who has ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe in October


March 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China plans to launch the Chang'e-2, the country's second lunar probe, in October this year."The satellite would be launched on a Long March 3-C ... Read more...

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China to put unmanned space module Tiangong-1 into space next year


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 3 (ANI): China will put an unmanned space module, Tiangong-1, into space in 2011, Xinhua quoted a space expert, as saying here Wednesday.Qi Faren, former chief designer of China's Shenzhou ... Read more...

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China plans to launch unmanned space module next year


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China plans to launch an unmanned space module in 2011. It is expected to complete the country's first space docking which is regarded as an essential step toward ... Read more...

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China to take next leap in moon probe in October 2010


November 27th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.27 (ANI): China's second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, will be launched in October 2010, a top space scientist said Thursday.The China Daily quoted Ye Peijian, chief designer of the nation's first moon ... Read more...

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Robot to dig for historic treasures in China


April 9th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 9 (ANI): Archaeologists in China are taking the help of a robot specially designed for underground exploration, which is opening up a lost world of historic treasures.The robot ... Read more...

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China plans to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009


March 9th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 9 (ANI): Reports have indicated that China is planning to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009.Though the global financial crisis is taking toll on world economy, ... Read more...

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China outlines future space station plan


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): A Chinese scientist has said that Chinas future space station will comprise a core module, two experimental modules, a manned spaceship and a cargo spaceship.Qi Faren, ... Read more...

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Exoskeleton makes software engineer ”Iron Man” with 20 times greater strength


December 9th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): Software engineer Rex Jameson literally turned into ''Iron Man'' when he stepped into a robotic soldier, and his strength got multiplied as many as 20 times. In fact, ... Read more...

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Now, car lovers can lift their limos straight into their penthouses!


August 14th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): A team of architects in German capital Berlin have designed heavy-duty lifts for apartments that can lift cars up to the penthouse, and thereby help avoid troubles ... Read more...

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Chinese experts nearly finished with first map of moon surface


July 7th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The chief designer of the Chinese Chang''e 1 lunar probe says that they have gathered all the relevant details to draw the first full map of ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts take part in Olympic torch relay


June 29th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Jiuquan (China), June 29 (Xinhua) Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng, the crew of Shenzhou spacecraft 6, carried the Olympic flame Saturday in the torch relay at the "Dongfeng Space City" in northwest ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympic venues not affected by quake


May 14th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Olympic venues, including the unique "Bird's Nest" and "Water Cube", have not been affected by Mondays earthquake in Sichuan Province, said project designers. "The quake was reduced ... Read more...

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McLaren terminates designer Coughlan’s contract


March 14th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
DPA Melbourne, March 14 (DPA) McLaren Friday terminated the contract of former chief designer Mike Coughlan, months after suspending him in the Formula One spy scandal. Coughlan, who was suspended in July upon ... Read more...

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