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Sarah Brightman in talks over space trip


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British singer Sarah Brightman, the world's bestselling classical vocalist, is in talks with tourism firm Space Adventures to become the world's eighth space tourist, a ... Read more...

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Boeing offers India significant space cooperation


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Boeing has offered to partner with India on manned space missions, including on the very significant "composite cryogenic tanks" for the launch and propulsion ... Read more...

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Spaceflight compromises immune system of astronauts


May 15th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Spaceflight takes a toll on the genes controlling immune and stress response, which apparently leads to more sickness among astronauts, according to a new study.Astronauts are known to ... Read more...

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Russia to set record with 39 space launches in 2009


December 29th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (RIA Novosti) Russia is planning to conduct 39 space launches in 2009 - the largest number by any country till date - despite the current global financial crisis, the ... Read more...

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Taikonaut Zhai completes China’s first spacewalk (Second lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (Xinhua) Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang slipped out of the Shenzhou VII spacecraft Saturday afternoon and completed the country's fist spacewalk mission, spending about half-an hour in the outer space ... Read more...

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India to send an astronaut on a Russian spacecraft


March 26th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
Moscow, Mar 26 (ANI): India is planning to send one of its astronauts on a Russian spacecraft to acquire skills necessary for future manned space missions. ''India would like to have one ... Read more...

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Russia to build new cosmodrome on its own soil by 2015


November 24th, 2007 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.24 (ANI): Russia will build a new cosmodrome on its own territory capable of handling human space flight, Russian media reports said. President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that clears ... 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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