manned spaceflight

Gagarin event ends with fireworks display in Moscow

April 13th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Yury Gagarin's 108-minute journey into space concluded Tuesday evening in Moscow with coordinated fireworks display across the capital.The ... Read more...

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Gagarin’s daughter wants to register his trademark

February 1st, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The daughter of the world's first cosmonaut, Yury Gagarin, has filed an application to register in the name of her father a trademark titled "Yury Alexeyevich Gagarin"."I ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $3.8 bn on space programmes in 2011

January 12th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the government will spend 115 billion rubles ($3.8 billion) on the country's space programmes in 2011.Russia will celebrate this ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Discovery waits for its final mission

September 22nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Its 39th and the last journey to the launch pad followed the same pattern as any of its past 38 flights. Space Shuttle Discovery was towed the 3.5 ... Read more...

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Obama’s Plan For NASA Involves Unhurried Road To Mars

April 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): President Obama assured a jump into the future for NASA yesterday in a communication intended to quash a mounting argument over his plan ... Read more...

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We need clear space vision: Senators to Obama

February 25th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (DPA) A group of senators has called for a clear vision for the future of the US space programme, characterising President Barack Obama's plans for space agency NASA ... Read more...

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Moon landing still fascinates 40 years after `one small step’

July 19th, 2009 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
By Anne K. Walters Washington, July 19 (DPA) Forty years ago, millions gathered around grainy black and white television images as the first man set foot on the moon in what remains for ... Read more...

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High quality imageries presented to PM

May 5th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr. G. Madhavan Nair presented Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh a high quality imageries acquired from Cartosat-2A and Indian Mini ... Read more...

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