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Malaysia denies WikiLeaks expose on two firms


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 (IANS) The Malaysian government has cleared its two firms of any wrongdoing and denied the recent expose by whistleblower WikiLeaks which said the companies were involved with Iran ... Read more...

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Honey bee? No, aircraft on autopilot!


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) It can do the loop, the barrel roll and is precise and deft. And no, it's not a honey bee. A novel autopilot can now help aircraft perform ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuke technology ‘not as advanced as some believe, says WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Nov.29 (ANI): Diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks have revealed that Iran's nuclear technology is not as advanced as is being made out by the United States and its ... Read more...

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Squash, stretch floating images in 3D TV


August 29th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Now you can squash or stretch the vibrant images that pop out of the TV screen, thanks to a new 3D system developed by Japanese researchers. In a ... Read more...

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Microscopic gyroscopes could make mobile phones personal navigation tools


December 28th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 28 (ANI): If scientists have their way, then microscopic gyroscopes could soon be a part of mobile phones, doubling them as personal navigation tools.The gyroscope has many practical applications.The ... Read more...

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Atlantis astronauts end third spacewalk


November 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (DPA) Two astronauts from the space shuttle Atlantis ended the mission's third and last spacewalk after successfully installing an oxygen tank on the outside of the International Space Station ... Read more...

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Spacewalkers work outside International Space Station


November 20th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (Florida), Nov 20 (DPA) Two US astronauts left the safety of the International Space Station Thursday to install spare parts that will help it continue running smoothly in the future. Space ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Cape Canaveral


November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (Florida, US), Nov.17 (ANI): The space shuttle "Atlantis" rocketed into orbit on Monday with six astronauts and a full load of spare parts for the International Space Station.The Atlantis ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off


November 17th, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (Florida), Nov 17 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis thundered into the sky over Kennedy Space Centre Monday carrying six crew members on a mission to the International Space Station.The mission ... Read more...

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STS-129 NASA successfully launches Space Shuttle Atlantis


November 17th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a successful launch, space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of six astronauts are finally headed for space, all set to begin their 11-day mission ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis ready for launch


November 17th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (Florida), Nov 16 (DPA) The six-member crew of space shuttle Atlantis boarded the craft Monday in preparation for blast-off. The all-American crew wearing orange jumpsuits were strapped to their seats by ... Read more...

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STS-129: NASA set to launch Space Shuttle Atlantis today


November 16th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The STS-129 mission of Shuttle Atlantis is all set to be launched today. This critical STS-129 mission will be commanded by Charles O. Hobaugh and ... Read more...

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Skiing robot created by scientists can navigate slalom courses


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): A team of scientists from Slovakia has created a skiing robot capable of navigating slalom courses.According to a report in the Telegraph, the robot, around the size ... Read more...

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ISRO admits miscalculation of moon temperature led to Chandrayaan’s early termination


September 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep.7 (ANI): A senior official at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has candidly admitted that scientists miscalculated the temperature of the moon and that this had led to the ... Read more...

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Despite glitches, ISRO confident of Chandrayaan-I completing mission


July 18th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) first lunar mission Chandrayaan-I may have suffered technical setbacks within a year of its launch, but the organisation ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan sensor failure not to impact lunar mission life: ISRO (Second lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) The failure of a critical sensor onboard India's maiden lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 will not impact its mission life and space scientists have overcome the snag with an ... Read more...

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Sensor loss would not affect lifespan of Chandrayan: ISRO Chairman Nair


July 17th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jul17 (ANI): The failure of the star-sensor will not reduce the two-year lifespan of Chandrayan-I spacecraft, G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said here on Friday.He ... Read more...

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Chandrayan in trouble after losing vital sensor


July 17th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): India's first moon mission Chandrayan-I, has lost a major sensor and may meet a premature end, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) sources said on Friday.ISRO ... Read more...

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Soon, an inflatable tower that can climb to the edge of space


June 9th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Some scientists have envisaged the building of a giant inflatable tower that could carry people to the edge of space without the need for a rocket, and could ... Read more...

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Why that word is on the tip of your tongue?


June 9th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Why is it that people, especially those bilinguals, often have tip-of-the-tongue experiences in which words suddenly and perplexingly go missing only to reappear seconds or minutes later? Well, ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lands after Hubble repairs


May 25th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis returned to Earth Sunday after a mission to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, landing at an alternative location in California because of bad ... Read more...

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Astronauts install device on Hubble to study cosmic origins


May 17th, 2009 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (DPA) Astronauts John Grunsfeld and Andrew Feustel installed new equipment Saturday on the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope to help scientists study the origins of the universe. US space agency ... Read more...

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Astronauts fix Hubble gyroscopes, despite technical glitch


May 16th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Astronauts have managed to repair gyroscopes in the Hubble, the most critical repair to the giant space telescope, despite facing significant glitches in the process.According to a ... Read more...

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Spacewalking astronauts repair Hubble gyroscopes


May 16th, 2009 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (DPA) US astronauts Friday completed a delicate spacewalk to replace three pairs of gyroscopes aboard the Hubble Space Telescope. In the second of five planned spacewalks during the mission, ... Read more...

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Astronauts install new camera on Hubble


May 15th, 2009 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (DPA) US astronauts Thursday installed a new camera on the Hubble Space Telescope in the first of a series of spacewalks to upgrade the ageing instrument. In the seven-hour, ... Read more...

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NASA examines long stretch of nicks on space shuttle Atlantis


May 13th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Astronauts aboard NASA's space shuttle Atlantis have uncovered a long stretch of nicks on their space shuttle, which are the result of launch debris.They were inspecting ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off From KSC On Scheduled Date


May 12th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
The Space shuttle Atlantis was launched without glitches from the Kennedy Space Center on Monday at 2.01 pm for its 11-day trip to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. On Monday at ... Read more...

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Discovery astronauts finish third, final spacewalk


March 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (DPA) Two Discovery space shuttle astronauts completed maintenance work Monday on the International Space Station during the final spacewalk of the ongoing mission in orbit. During the six-and-a-half hour spacewalk, ... Read more...

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Hubble telescope to get final tune-up before being replaced


January 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): NASA is all set to for the fifth and final service mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, which is scheduled for May 12 this year.The repairs will ... Read more...

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Robo spyplanes turned into pigeons for remote area health care


September 13th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): Engineers at the South African National Health Laboratory Service have converted uncrewed military aircraft into robotic carrier pigeons that can carry medical samples from remote areas to ... Read more...

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Software that lets a chopper learn aerial tricks by watching another


September 6th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): Just like birds learn to fly by watching other birds, helicopters can also learn complex aerial tricks and manoeuvres by looking at each other, thanks to a ... Read more...

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Atom laser may help in ultra-precise navigation of space craft


July 14th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 14 (ANI): Physicists from Australia have suggested that a laser beam that emits a continuous stream of atoms may one day help ultra-precise navigation of space craft.According to a ... Read more...

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Micro gyroscopes to improve navigation in future


June 1st, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A new array of cheap, high-performance tiny gyroscopes would help airplanes, submarines and automobiles navigate better in the near future. They are being developed by a team of ... Read more...

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