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Twin NASA probes reach lunar orbit


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) New Year's Eve and New Year's Day saw twin US spacecraft entering lunar orbit to study the moon, NASA said.The second Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory, ... Read more...

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NASA launches probes to measure lunar gravity


September 11th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US space agency NASA Saturday launched a new lunar mission that will enable scientists to better understand the moon's gravitational field and the lunar interior from ... Read more...

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NASA to launch moon mission in September


August 26th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) NASA's discovery mission programme - GRAIL - is making final launch preparations for its Sept 8 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the ... Read more...

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Melting ice turning the earth obese


July 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Melting ice in Antarctica and Greenland is swelling the volume of oceans, with the excess water gravitating towards the equator, fattening the planet in its ... Read more...

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Moon has liquid core just like Earth


January 8th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) The Moon has a liquid core similar to Earth's, a study has found.It came to light when scientists used contemporary techniques to study the signals from the seismic ... Read more...

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Is El Nino causing ice to melt at the South Pole?


October 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences believe that the climate phenomenon El Nino may be causing ice at the South Pole to melt.The year-by-year change ... Read more...

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NASA extends German space mission till 2015


June 11th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 10 (IANS) The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Thursday extended the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (Grace) space mission, operated jointly with the German aerospace centre ... Read more...

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East Antarctic ice sheet losing mass from last 3 years


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): An analysis of data from a gravity-measuring satellite mission has determined that the East Antarctic ice sheet has been losing mass for the last three years.According to a ... Read more...

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West Antarctic ice sheet may not be losing ice as fast as once believed


October 20th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): New ground measurements made by the West Antarctic GPS Network (WAGN) project has suggested that the rate of ice loss of the West Antarctic ice sheet has been ... Read more...

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Groundwater depletion: India’s bread basket under threat (News Analysis)


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) While warnings by farmers and experts over the years that Punjab's groundwater level is falling dangerously low has been strengthened recently by ... Read more...

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US satellites unlock secret to north India’s vanishing water


August 14th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Unsustainable use of water in India's northern states threatens farm output and can fuel the spectre of a major water crisis, distressing 114 million people living there, ... Read more...

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US scientists find northern India’s water is vanishing


August 13th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Using satellite data from the US space agency NASA, American scientists have found that groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as 30 centimetres ... Read more...

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Secret to northern India’s vanishing water unlocked by scientists


August 13th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Using NASA satellite data, scientists have found that as a result of human activities, groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as one foot ... Read more...

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Greenland is accountable for a half millimeter-rise in global sea level per year


October 1st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Based on a new method for creating an accurate picture of Greenlands shrinking ice cap, it is now estimated that the country is accountable for a half ... Read more...

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NASAs lunar dust exploration mission to be launched in 2011


April 10th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): NASA is preparing to send a small spacecraft to the moon in 2011 to assess the lunar atmosphere and the nature of dust lofted above the surface.The ... Read more...

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New unmanned moon mission may unlock planets mysteries


December 17th, 2007 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): NASA and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have announced a mission to map the moons internal structure, gravity and reconstruct its thermal history, also helping to unlock secrets ... Read more...

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MIT mission to study moon’s gravitational pull


December 15th, 2007 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Cambridge, Dec.15 (ANI): The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will lead a 375-million dollar mission to map the moon's interior and reconstruct its thermal history. According to a NASA announcement, the Gravity Recovery ... Read more...

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New NASA mission to reveal moon’s internal structure, evolution


December 11th, 2007 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): NASA's Associate Administrator for Science, Alan Stern, has announced a new mission that will peer deep inside the moon to reveal its anatomy and history. The Gravity Recovery and Interior ... Read more...

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