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Russia unveils robot for space missions


March 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has built an android -- a robot resembling a human being -- to work in orbit.The robot, S-400, will be Russia's first space robot ... Read more...

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Make your home free from corruption, Kalam tells children


January 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 4 (IANS) Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday appealed to schoolchildren participating in the Indian Science Congress (ISC) here to work to make their home free from ... Read more...

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Indian astronaut to walk on Moon in 2025: Kalam


June 1st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday hoped an Indian astronaut would walk on the Moon in 2025 and on Mars by 2035."I believe an Indian ... Read more...

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Study says ‘alien’ bombardment brought gold to Earth


December 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that massive planetoids which crashed into the Earth late in its formation some 4.5 billion years ago might have brought gold and other ... Read more...

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NASA research could shed light on early stages of planet formation


December 10th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research from NASA has claimed that planets gained the final portions of their mass from a limited number of large comet or asteroid impacts more than ... Read more...

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Goodyear, NASA honored for innovative ’spring’ tyre


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) NASA and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have been honored with an R&D 100 Award, billed as the Oscars of Innovation for an airless tyre capable of ... Read more...

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Pristine Impact Crater, Kamil Discovered in Egypt Desert


July 26th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists announced on Thursday that they have discovered what could be the best preserved small impact crater which has ever been seen on the planet, stating that ... Read more...

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Pristine Impact Crater Located In The Desert Of Egypt Was Discovered By Google Earth Photographs


July 26th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A particularly well preserved impact crater was discovered in a remote desert area of Egypt. The scientists announced their findings on Thursday.The crater has ... Read more...

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Astronomical wonder: Star Regulus joins Moon and Mars on May 19-22


May 15th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The world is set to witness a spectacular planetary wonder between May 19 and 22nd, when the bright star Regulus joins the Moon and the planet Mars to ... Read more...

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Defence study on ascetic’s claim of surviving on air


April 27th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 27 (IANS) An observational study is being carried out by defence scientists and doctors on an 82-year-old ascetic who claims to have survived without food and water for over seven ... Read more...

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1km-long underwater cannon could power next Moon or Mars landing


January 29th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): A scientist has come up with an idea of developing a 1-kilometer-long underwater cannon that could power the next Moon or Mars landing.According to a report by Fox ... Read more...

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Dr. Kalam wants earth, moon and mars to be considered as single economic entity


January 6th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has said scientists should start considering earth, moon and mars as an economic complex for future habitat expansion of human beings.In ... Read more...

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NASA remembers storied past, but looks to uncertain future (Flashback 2009)


December 30th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Anne K. Walters Cape Canaveral (Florida), Dec 30 (DPA) As the world marked the 40th anniversary of the first human on the moon this year, the future of the space programme ... Read more...

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Climate change might increase high-risk areas on Australian seabed


October 20th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): The first preliminary predictions of the potential impact of climate change on the Australian seabed has indicated increase in potential high-risk areas due to seabed movement, erosion and ... Read more...

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Data related to traces of water on moon being analysed, says Chavan


September 26th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.26 (ANI): Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said analysis of data collected about the presence of traces of water on moon was ... Read more...

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Students come out with swanky space hotel concept


August 27th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): A team of college students has come out with a concept for a swanky space hotel, which would have a robot concierge, a redesigned showerhead, a full-sensory exercise ... Read more...

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NASA gives space station crew ‘go’ to drink recycled water


May 21st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): NASA's Mission Control gave the Expedition 19 astronaut crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) a "go" to drink water that the station's new recycling system has purified.Mission ... 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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Jupiter and Saturn’s migratory ways may have shaped asteroid belt


February 26th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new simulation has suggested that the asteroid belt that scientists see today may have been shaped by Jupiter and Saturn migrating from their original orbits during a ... Read more...

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Russia’s space agency plans to build own orbital station


January 31st, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will propose to the government the building of a low-orbit space station to support future exploration of the Moon and Mars, an ... Read more...

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Asteroid dust in and around dead stars hints at Earth-like planets


January 7th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have observed asteroid dust in and around a handful of dead stars, that is made up of similar materials as the Earth, which suggests Earth-like planets ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft reveals hidden territory on Mercury


October 30th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): The NASA Messenger spacecraft, which is gliding over the surface of Mercury for the second time this year, has revealed previously unseen territory on the planet.After completing ... Read more...

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Moon mission, a great event for India: Abdul Kalam


October 21st, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday said the launch of India's maiden unmanned moon mission Chandrayaan-1 was a great event for the country."What I am looking for is ... Read more...

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Kalam wishes moon mission success


October 20th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday wished success to space scientists working on India's maiden unmanned moon mission Chandrayaan-1."The Indian space scientists have done fantastic work. Chandrayaan ... Read more...

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US scientists find fresh evidence of life on Mars


July 17th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Pasadena (California), July 17 (IANS) There is fresh evidence pointing to life on Mars in the distant past, US scientists claim. In two new studies, the scientists report that Mars once hosted ... Read more...

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Ancient Mars hosted wet environments that had the potential to support life


July 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Two studies based on data from NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that the Red Planet once hosted vast lakes, flowing rivers and a variety of other ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission vital for exploring Mars: Kalam


June 26th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) India's upcoming lunar mission is vital for space explorations as moon will become an intermediate platform for Mars, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said here Thursday. With five ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking calls for colonization of Moon and Mars


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Eminent scientist Stephen Hawking has called for a massive investment in establishing colonies on the Moon and Mars, arguing that the world should devote about 10 times ... Read more...

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Earth, Moon and Mars may have different origins


March 20th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A new study has challenged the notion that the whole solar system formed from the same raw materials, and has suggested that planetary bodies like Earth, its ... Read more...

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Moon and Mars to be at their brightest this Christmas eve


December 24th, 2007 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): This Christmas eve would see both the Moon and Mars shining exceptionally bright, a report in Discovery News has indicated.On the late evening of December 24, there would ... Read more...

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