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Indian manned space flight delayed further


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 17 (IANS) India's first human space flight would be delayed further for want of requisite technologies and capabilities, a top space official admitted Monday."The launch programme of ... Read more...

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Iran to launch three satellites


May 17th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Iran has plans to launch three satellites in the near future, according to the Iranian embassy in Moscow.According to a statement posted on the Iranian embassy's ... Read more...

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World should unite to send manned flight to Mars: Cosmonaut


April 12th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The world should cooperate to send the first manned space flight to Mars, a former Russian cosmonaut said at an event in Mexico held ... Read more...

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Oz firms develop first beer that can be consumed in space


March 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): Two companies in Australia have developed a beer that can be safely consumed in space.With space tourism preparing to take off as early as next year, Saber Astronautics ... Read more...

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China starts work on manned space laboratory


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) China has begun work of its manned space laboratory to be completed by 2020, a media report said Wednesday.The first part of the laboratory will be launched before ... Read more...

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China formally launches its manned space station program


October 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 27 (ANI): China has formally launched its manned space station program, aiming to complete the construction of a "relatively large" manned space laboratory around 2020, a spokesman for the national ... Read more...

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Denmark’s privately built rocket fails to lift off


September 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Two Danish space enthusiasts have failed in their first attempt to send a privately built rocket into space, a media report said Monday. Their spokeswoman, Sophie Dalgaard, says a ... Read more...

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Colonise space or face extinction: Stephen Hawking


August 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Unless humans colonise space within the next two centuries, they will become extinct, noted astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has warned adding: "Our only chance of long term survival is ... Read more...

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India has no plans for manned moon mission, says minister


July 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Though the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has expressed its intent to send a manned moon mission by 2015, Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday ... Read more...

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India’s manned space mission will have IAF men


May 27th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) When India's first manned mission to space takes off, possibly in 2017, it will have Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel on board. "Let me promise you one ... Read more...

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Obama hikes NASA budget, orders reviews space plans


May 8th, 2009 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) NASA officials said Thursday that the Obama administration will increase funding for the US space agency by five percent in 2010 and will conduct a review of ... Read more...

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IAF personnel to be on first manned space mission


March 16th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) When India's first manned space mission takes off, likely in 2017, it will have Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel on board.The IAF is to ... Read more...

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Iran begins project for manned space flight by 2021


February 12th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Iran has kicked off a 12-year project to send an astronaut into space, just days after putting its first home-built satellite into orbit, Press TV reported Thursday. "The programme's ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts test suit for spacewalk mission


September 26th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Astronauts aboard China's Shenzhou VII spacecraft Friday finished assembling a spacesuit for tests before carrying out the country's first spacewalk mission.Two of the three astronauts unpacked the ... Read more...

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China to broadcast spacewalk live


September 26th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (Xinhua) China will broadcast live the spacewalk by one of its astronauts aboard the Shenzhou spacecraft now in orbit, according to Wang Zhaoyao, spokesperson of the manned space programme. ... Read more...

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Spacewalk to mark giant step for China


September 25th, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (DPA) When Zhai Zhigang floats out of a space capsule wearing his 120-kg, $30-million pressurized suit, he is to set another landmark for China's ambitious space programme as it ... 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 denies setting timetable for a space station


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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Chinese space station to be launched in 2020


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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