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Lasers could zap space junk


March 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists at NASA have proposed using a low-powered, ground-based laser to avoid collisions among space debris, and possibly even reduce the amount of debris in orbit.Debris orbiting Earth ... Read more...

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NASA’s Nebula cloud computing software key for new open-source initiative, OpenStack


July 20th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Monday announced that its Nebula cloud computing platform was selected as a contributor for OpenStack, a newly-launched open source cloud computing initiative.OpenStack, the first large-scale ... Read more...

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Why ‘controversial’ Jabulani ball is missing its mark in soccer WC


June 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The Jabulani's aerodynamic effects coupled with Johannesburg's altitude may just be the reason why strikers and goalies have been grumbling about the Adidas manufactured ball this soccer World ... Read more...

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Aliens exist on Saturn’s moon: NASA


June 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Scientists at US space agency NASA have found vital clues that primitive aliens could be living on Titan, one of Saturn's biggest moons. On the basis of chemical composition ... Read more...

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Sweden accepts request for transfer of prosecution of a Swedish national hacker


February 9th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) – Sweden accepted the request to transfer the prosecution of a Swedish national charged with hacking and trade secret theft, U.S. Attorney Joseph Russoniello announced on Monday.Philip Gabriel ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler space telescope discovers 5 earth-like exoplanets


January 5th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered its first five new Earth-like exoplanets, or planets beyond our solar system.Kepler's high sensitivity to both small and large planets enabled the ... Read more...

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Scientists develop ‘minicopters’ that can’t be knocked down


November 28th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 28 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed mini helicopters that can get airborne even after they are knocked to the ground, and can also warn fellow copters if they ... Read more...

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NASA’s planet hunting mission delayed due to electronic glitch


October 31st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): NASA's Kepler mission, which would search for planets around other stars, is unlikely to detect any Earth-like exoplanets before 2011 due to an electronic glitch.According to a report ... Read more...

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How to expand storage limit for hydrogen to power ‘green’ cars


October 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): A team of chemical engineers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has developed a computational model that shows that carbon nanotubes may expand the storage limit for ... Read more...

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NASA application for iPhone and iPod touch available at Apple store


October 24th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that a NASA application for the iPhone and iPod touch is now available free of charge at the App Store from Apple.The NASA application will ... Read more...

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NASA picks up new target for collecting water on moon


September 29th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): After the discovery of water on the Moon, scientists have picked a new target for the planned October 9 crash of a NASA spacecraft into a crater ... Read more...

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NASA selects spot where it will search for water on the moon


September 9th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): NASA has selected the target crater where its LCROSS spacecraft will search for water on the moon.The announcement of the target location where the Lunar Crater Observation and ... Read more...

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Asteroids may have flocked together to build planets


August 18th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): New computer simulations have suggested that dense swarms of asteroids collapsed under their own gravity to make the building blocks of the planets in our solar system.The planets ... Read more...

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NASA’s Moon mission successfully completes lunar maneuver


June 24th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, successfully completed its most significant early mission milestone on June 23 with a lunar swingby and calibration of its ... Read more...

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Cold, wet Mars may have been just as hospitable to life as a warm one


May 21st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a cold, wet Mars may have been just as hospitable to life as a warm one.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler spacecraft begins hunt for Earth-like planets


May 14th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): NASA's Kepler spacecraft, which launched into orbit on March 6, has being hunting for other Earth-like planets.The mission will spend the next three-and-a-half years staring at more ... Read more...

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NASA releases interactive 3-D views of International Space Station, new mars rover


May 8th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): NASA has released an interactive, 3-D photographic collection of internal and external views of the International Space Station (ISS) and a model of the next Mars rover.NASA and ... Read more...

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NASA ‘nano satellite’ to study how effectively drugs work in space


April 29th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): NASA is preparing to fly a nano satellite about the size of a loaf of bread that could help scientists better understand how effectively drugs work in space. ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler mission begins hunt for planets like Earth


April 17th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): NASA's Kepler mission has taken its first images of the star-rich sky where it will soon begin hunting for planets like Earth.The new images show the mission's target ... Read more...

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NASA and Microsoft to make planetary images and data available to public via Internet


March 25th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): NASA and Microsoft Corporation have announced plans to make planetary images and data available to the public via the Internet under a Space Act Agreement.Through this project, ... Read more...

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NASAs Kepler mission blasts off in search of Earth-like planets


March 7th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): NASAs Kepler mission, which would search other Earth-like planets, has been successfully launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, US, aboard a United Launch ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler mission to begin quest to find planets hosting life


February 20th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) NASA's Kepler spacecraft is ready to begin a journey to search for worlds that could potentially host life. It is scheduled for blast-off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft all set to search for Earth-like worlds


February 20th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): NASAs Kepler spacecraft is all set to be moved to the launch pad and will soon begin a journey to search for worlds that could potentially host ... Read more...

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Now, explore Mars through your computer!


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): NASA and Google have announced the release of a new Mars mode in Google Earth that brings to everyones desktop a high-resolution, three-dimensional (3D) view of the ... Read more...

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NASA, Google launch virtual exploration of Mars


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (Xinhua) NASA and Google announced Monday the release of a new Mars mode in Google Earth that brings to everyone's desktop a high-resolution, three-dimensional view of the red planet.Besides ... Read more...

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NASA restores 42-yr-old image of Earth rising above the lunar surface


November 14th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): NASA has released a newly restored 42-year-old image of Earth rising above the lunar surface, as taken by the Lunar Orbiter 1 spacecraft in 1966.In the ... Read more...

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Cassini probe might find life on Saturn moon


November 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has indicated that the Cassini probe may have already collected data that could reveal the presence of life on Saturns moon Enceladus, in the ... Read more...

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Apollo heat shields to help design NASA’’s next gen exploration vehicles


October 12th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): The heat shields used on the Apollo missions 35 years ago, are now being analyzed by NASA scientists to help with the development and engineering process of ... Read more...

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New GPS-like system for the moon on the anvil


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): American space agency NASA has commissioned leading Ohio State University researcher Ron Li to develop a new navigation system that will work like the global positioning system ... Read more...

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Spitzer Space Telescope to help find diamonds in space


March 6th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Scientists have devised a way to use the Spitzer Space Telescope to find diamonds in space, which might help them to understand how carbon-rich molecules develop.According to a ... Read more...

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NASAs moon water-finding mission one step closer to launch


January 15th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): NASAs mission to find water on the moon is getting closer to reality, with the completion of validation tests and shipping of cameras and sensors to the lunar ... Read more...

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Earthlings could all be ET’s, say experts


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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