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U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong’s funeral planned for Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be laid to rest during a private service in Ohio on Friday, NASA said on Monday. U.S. President Barack ... Read more...

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China to launch moon-landing craft


March 5th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will launch a moon-landing craft next year as part of its third lunar exploration programme, an official said Monday.Chang'e-3 has "legs" to support the spacecraft ... Read more...

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Diplomacy what? Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump at ‘Nerd Prom’


May 1st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Barack Obama is known for his diplomacy, but he surprisingly made Donald Trump the butt of his jokes in a speech at the 2011 White House Correspondents' ... Read more...

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China to put man on the moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China plans to make a manned moon landing by 2030, but the purpose of exploration of the moon should be seen as "peaceful" rather than a ... Read more...

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China aspires to put a man on moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to accelerate its efforts to improve space technologies, China is leaving no stone unturned in its long-awaited aspiration of making a moon landing by ... Read more...

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Design moon rocket, win $65 mn


October 28th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 28 (IANS) Russia's space agency Roscosmos is offering two billion rubles ($65 million) as an award for the best design of a moon-landing spaceship, a media report said.Roscosmos announced an ... Read more...

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1969 moon landing remastered video shown for first time


October 7th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) After six years of searching and digital restoration, scientists have finally completed remastering footage of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The restored video was shown for the first ... Read more...

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The Top 4 Chosen On “America’s Got Talent”


September 9th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This weeks performance round featuring the top 10 acts on 'America's Got Talent' made it evident that the judges and the voters will have a hard ... Read more...

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The Hunt For The Top 4 On ‘America’s Got Talent’


September 8th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the top 10 spots being filled in America's favorite talent hunt show, people all over are voting to get their favorite acts into the final ... Read more...

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Neil Armstrong turns 80


August 5th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (DPA) In the four decades since the world watched his "one giant leap for mankind", Neil Armstrong hasn't had much use for the limelight. So as, the first man ... Read more...

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China to launch lunar probe by 2010 end


June 1st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Chinese space scientists have said that the second step of China's lunar probe project, Chang'e-2, will be launched by the end of 2010.The next step is ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe this year


April 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): China will go ahead with its lunar exploration program despite the United States decision to suspend its return to the moon."China should not slow down its ... Read more...

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China designing powerful carrier rocket for moon landing


March 5th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 5 (ANI): China is designing a new heavy-thrust carrier rocket that can send astronauts to the moon.China Daily quoted Liang Xiaohong, vice-president of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle ... Read more...

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UAE launches its first earth observation satellite


July 30th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) The DubaiSat-1, the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first earth observation satellite launched early Thursday morning from Kazakhstan, has reached its desired position in the earth's orbit, WAM news ... Read more...

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British scientist claims he coined Neil Armstrong’s moon landing quote


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A British scientist has claimed that he coined Neil Armstrong's "one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" speech as he became the first man ... Read more...

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Doesn’t matter who was first on moon, says “Buzz” Aldrin


July 20th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 20 (ANI): Edwin "buzz" Aldrin, the second man on the moon, has said that it doesn't matter who was the first on the Moon, as the landing was more important ... 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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Cronkite was voice of certainty in uncertain world, says Obama


July 18th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (DPA) Iconic US journalist Walter Cronkite was a voice of certainty in an uncertain world, President Barack Obama has said. Cronkite, the news anchor who helped set the tone ... Read more...

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Walter Cronkite dies at 92


July 18th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (DPA) Iconic US news anchor Walter Cronkite, who helped set the tone of US journalism in World War II, the Kennedy assassination, the moon landing and the Vietnam War, ... Read more...

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Neil Armstrong: A man who shuns the limelight


July 18th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (DPA) In the four decades since the world watched his "one giant leap for mankind", Neil Armstrong hasn't had much use for the limelight. Armstrong became the first man to ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani firm helping restore Moon Mission footage


July 17th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group's film and entertainment arm Adlabs has been helping restore invaluable footage of the Apollo 11 mission that had put the first human ... Read more...

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Man on Moon revolutionised ideas behind vehicles, medicine


July 16th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Forty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the United States achieved a historic feat when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. "One small step for man, one giant ... Read more...

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Moon landing myth? Decades later, conspiracy theories remain


July 16th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Peer Meinert Washington, July 16 (DPA) Even conspiracy theories must sometimes be taken seriously.Every week Roger Launius, chief historian at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, devotes his ... Read more...

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BBC World News launches One Giant Leap season to commemorate moon landings


July 9th, 2009 - 4:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, 1 July 2009. This July, a special season of programming will broadcast on BBC World News to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the extraordinary 1969 moon landings. The programmes will ... Read more...

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China to send man on moon by 2030


May 23rd, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): A Chinese astronaut could land on the moon between 2025 and 2030, said Ye Peijian, director of the country's Moon Exploration Project.China's lunar probe ended its 16-month ... Read more...

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What Richard Nixon would have said had the Moon landing failed


April 20th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Almost 40 years since the successful Moon landing, a document has emerged that contains former US President Richard Nixon's speech, which would have been read out to the ... Read more...

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Chinese lunar mission ends with a bang on the Moon


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, March 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that China''s lunar probe has ended its 16-month mission with a controlled crash onto the moon on March 1st. Chang''e I hit the moon''s surface ... Read more...

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Mower-sized robots may help prepare NASA’s Moon landing pad


February 26th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has indicated that small robots the size of riding mowers could prepare a safe landing site for NASA's Moon outpost in the future. The study, by ... Read more...

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France, EU laud India on successful moon landing


November 15th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) France, chair of the 27-nation European Union, Saturday lauded India on the successful lunar exploration mission, which, it stressed, confirmed “India's eminent position among the world-class scientific ... Read more...

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China declares manned lunar landing as its next target


September 29th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, September 29 (ANI): China has announced that a manned lunar landing is its next target when the current three-stage space program expires in 2020.When the three-phased strategy in our ... Read more...

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NASA developing navigation system for moon (Lead)


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Ohio State University researcher Ron Li is leading a team to help humans navigate the moon after being instrumental in designing Mars rovers. During NASA's scheduled moon landing ... Read more...

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