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HAL makes Mars orbiter panels for space agency


September 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said it has fabricated spacecraft panels for the Mars orbiter mission that will be launched by the state-run Indian Space ... Read more...

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India’s tryst with Mars begins in November 2013 (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) India's tryst with Mars will begin in November 2013 to explore the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements, a top space official said late ... Read more...

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India’s next moon mission banks on Russia, no Mars race with China: ISRO chief (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, said India's space agency chief Sunday, a ... Read more...

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India’s next moon mission depends on Russia: ISRO chief


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, ISRO chairman said Sunday, a day when ... Read more...

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Russia denies ’systemic crisis’ in space industry


September 7th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian space industry is not in a crisis despite some local problems, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday."There is no systemic crisis in ... Read more...

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NASA to launch another Mars mission


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA astonished many with the bravery act of driving all round Mars with four rovers. On top of this there were plans to go deeper into ... Read more...

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Mars journey will be ‘huge step’ for India: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian spaceship will go to Mars and collect important scientific information, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This spaceship to Mars will be ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican to prepare menu for manned mission to Mars


August 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Orlando (Florida), Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican scientist will be in charge of creating the menu for the first manned mission to Mars.Yajaira Sierra Sastre, a 35-year-old native of ... Read more...

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India’s Mars mission gets Rs.125 crore


March 16th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) India's mission to Mars got Rs.125 crore (over $24 million) in the budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in parliament Friday.The allocation was a ... Read more...

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Venezuela Mars mission after 2030: Chavez


February 11th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez said Friday his country would be able to send a mission to Mars after 2030."Venezuela has stepped onto the road ... Read more...

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Simulated Mars mission crew returns to ‘Earth’


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 4 (IANS) Six researchers who participated in a simulated trip to Mars successfully completed the challenging 520-day mission and returned to "Earth" Friday.The metal door of their ... Read more...

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Russia wants to join Mars mission


October 16th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists want to join European Space Agency's ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) mission to study the Red Planet, a leading Russian space researcher said."From the ... Read more...

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NASA mulling week-long Mars mission simulation for ISS


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): NASA is planning to use the International Space Station to prepare for a human mission to Mars, beginning with a planned week-long simulation to be staged next summer.Initial ... 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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Corporate sponsorship ‘could fund Mars mission’


January 18th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists have said that corporate funding could make Mars mission a reality.One of the biggest obstacle to a potential space mission is finding the almost USD150 billion ... Read more...

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The guide to ‘Colonizing the Red Planet’


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A manned mission to Mars would be the greatest adventure in the history of the human race and one man has penned a book on how to make ... Read more...

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Manned Asteroid Mission May Become Reality


August 31st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan to send astronauts for seeing an asteroid is gaining momentum with a company expressing interest in deep space expedition. The much touted asteroid ... Read more...

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New ’self-dusting solar panels’ inspired by Mars mission


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new technology of 'self-dusting solar panels' that could increase the efficiency of producing electricity from sunlight and reduce maintenance costs for large-scale solar installations.The ... Read more...

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Scientists say simulated Mars mission in Moscow hangar is no joke


June 4th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, June 4 (ANI): Six fearless volunteer astronauts who have taken on the challenge of undertaking a 520-day simulated mission to Mars in Moscow, have rebutted critics claims of it amounting to ... Read more...

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Russia shortlists 11 for Mars mission simulation


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Institute of Medical and Biological Problems has shortlisted 11 volunteers to take part in a 520-day simulation of an expedition to Mars, a spokesman said. The 11 ... Read more...

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Water on Moon may be ‘harvested’ in future to propel missions to Mars


September 26th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): With an instrument aboard India's Chandryaan discovering water molecules on the Moon, scientists are now all the more confident of harvesting water from the lunar surface in the ... Read more...

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Astronauts could orbit Mars in 2020s, provided NASA’s budget is boosted


September 9th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): In a new report, a panel of experts have suggested that humans could orbit Mars in the 2020s, provided NASA's budget is boosted.According to an article in the ... Read more...

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And now, India plans mission to Mars after 2015 (Lead)


August 31st, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) India will embark on an unmanned mission to Mars after 2015 to explore the red planet in quest of its space ambitions, a senior space official said ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch Mars mission by 2013


August 31st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI):Indian Space research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madavan Nair said on Monday that India would launch an Indian mission to Mars by 2013.The ISRO has begun the ... Read more...

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Chances of restoring contact with Chandrayaan slim: ISRO


August 30th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian scientists are still trying to restore radio contact with the lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1, but the chances of re-establishing contact are slim, a senior space official ... Read more...

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Mars simulation mission focuses on improving work performance on Red Planet


July 14th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A six-man international crew has completed a 105-day Mars simulation mission that was full of realistic scenarios, with experiments evaluating solutions to conditions that impact work performance.The ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-II to be launched by 2013


July 4th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-II is likely to be launched by 2013, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan Nair said Saturday. "Chandrayaan-II should take place by ... Read more...

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Mars had a wetter and warmer climate in the recent past


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Findings by NASA's Phoenix Mars mission indicates that the Red Planet had a wetter and warmer climate in the recent past, and could again in the future.Phoenix ended ... Read more...

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China’s first Mars probe all set for October launch


June 9th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, is all geared up for launching to the Red Planet in October this year.According to the scientist in charge of the probe's ... Read more...

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NASA narrows down list for next Mars landing to 4 sites


November 20th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): As NASA selects a landing site for its next Mars mission called the Mars Science Laboratory, four intriguing places on the Red Planet have made it to ... Read more...

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After Chandrayaan-1, moon will be intermediate base for Mars mission: Kalam


November 14th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) The successful launch of Chandrayaan-1, India's first unmanned moon mission, means the moon an intermediate base for India's Mars mission and will also help to facilitate the chemical ... Read more...

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Mars on Earth mission moves one step closer to launch


November 12th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): The European Space Agencys search for two people who will spend 105 days in an isolated chamber that will feature Earth-bound simulations of a Mars mission, has ... Read more...

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Boot camp on Moon to prepare astronauts for mission to Mars


October 2nd, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): In a new strategy proposed by NASA, astronauts would have to undergo a tough lunar endurance mission camp on the Moon before they are even considered for ... Read more...

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Phoenix lander finds water on Mars


August 1st, 2008 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 1 (DPA) The Phoenix Mars mission has found water in a soil sample after spending the last two months examining the red planet for evidence that it could support life, ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix Lander finds digging Martian surface a daunting task


July 12th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): The Mars Phoenix Lander is having a difficult time digging through the tough ice at the planets north pole to collect a usable ice sample for analysis, ... Read more...

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