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Russia starts building moon spaceship


July 20th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Aiming to create the first base on the surface of the moon, Russia has started building a spacecraft for manned lunar missions with the first test ... Read more...

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End of space shuttle, end to US dominance of space?


July 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS/EFE) The flight into space by NASA's space shuttle Atlantis this Friday will mark end of the shuttle era, but many believe it may not also ... Read more...

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NASA may use space station to prepare flights to Mars


April 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Work on the International Space Station (ISS) will be the focus of the US space programme for the next decade and will be the ... Read more...

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Russia designs new rocket for manned flights


October 13th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 13 (RIA Novosti) Russia's federal space agency has started work to design a new carrier rocket for manned flights from a new space centre in the country's Far East, an ... Read more...

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Russia to build new space centre in 2011


September 7th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (RIA Novosti) The construction of a new space centre in Russia's Far East will start in 2011, a government official said Monday. Russia currently uses two launch sites for space ... Read more...

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China may set up moon base camp by 2030


June 12th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, China may send manned flights to the moon and set up a base there by 2030, and also may land on ... Read more...

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Mars astronauts should stay there for life, says Buzz Aldrin


October 25th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Edwin Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, has said that the first astronauts sent to Mars should be prepared to spend the rest of their ... Read more...

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Space exploration gains pace in China


October 25th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (RIA Novosti) China is going to play a major role in the global space exploration programme. Soon, a new centre for space research may emerge in the eastern ... Read more...

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Coming soon, trips to space on rocket fuelled by old car tyres!


July 2nd, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): The idea of space tourism has moved one step close to reality after UKs biggest passenger space rocket, fuelled by old car tyres, was unveiled.Nova 2 ... Read more...

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Unmanned planes will be commonplace within a decade


June 9th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) UAVs, or unmanned aerial vehicles, used with deadly precision in war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan, are likely to be adapted to civilian work within the next decade. New research ... Read more...

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