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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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Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar now a world heritage site


August 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India has added the 18th century Jantar Mantar in Jaipur to its list of UNESCO's World Heritage sites July 31 after winning a bid in the race ... Read more...

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ISRO touches milestone in foreign payload launches


July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO Monday crossed a new milestone Monday in launching third party satellites by slinging three foreign satellites into orbit, ... Read more...

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Spurt in nano satellites to benefit Indian space agency


June 9th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 9 (IANS) Increasing use of nano and pico satellites in near-earth orbits will benefit the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which has a competitive edge with its ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover new star through Galileo’s technique


December 10th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.10 (ANI): Astronomers have reportedly discovered a faint star orbiting the Big Dipper -- Alcor B -- using a novel technique known to 17th century astronomer and scientist GalileoAccording to a ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover local star’s cool companion


April 21st, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): An international team, led by astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, has discovered one of the coolest sub-stellar bodies ever found outside our own solar ... Read more...

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Most people have no idea what Galileo discovered 400 years ago


February 19th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): The result of a survey in the UK has established the fact that most people dont know that Galileo discovered 400 years ago that the Earth orbits ... Read more...

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Iran plans to send satellite in high Earth orbit


February 8th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS) Iran plans to send satellites in medium and high Earth orbits in two or three years, Iran's ISNA news agency reported quoting a senior official. On Feb 3, the ... Read more...

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Orbiting robots would be able to repair errant satellites on demand


June 30th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Three European aerospace engineers have said that space agencies and satellite operators should accelerate their efforts to develop robotic mechanics that can ply various Earth orbits, fixing ... Read more...

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Astronomers weigh the coldest brown dwarfs for the first time


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Astronomers have used ultra sharp images obtained with the Keck Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope to determine for the first time the masses of the coldest class ... Read more...

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India should go ahead with n-deal: Kalam(Interview)


May 9th, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by admin
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, one of the principal figures behind the May 1998 nuclear tests that shook the world, has said that India should ... Read more...

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Russia to use Baikonur space centre until 2050: Roscosmos


April 13th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 13 (RIA Novosti) Russia will use the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan until 2050, the head of the Russian space agency said. "The Russian president has set the task ... Read more...

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China to build new carrier rocket series, launch centre


November 14th, 2007 - 8:09 am ICT by admin
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