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NASA sets farewell shuttle launch July 8


June 29th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NASA officials voted unanimously to set space shuttle Atlantis' launch date as July 8 after a day-long flight readiness review at the Kennedy space centre ... Read more...

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House-size asteroid passes close by Earth


March 18th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): An asteroid the size of a house passed close by Earth Wednesday, flying within the orbit of the moon just one day after astronomers spotted the space rock ... Read more...

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Illegal drugs discovered at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center


March 16th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Illegal drugs have been found at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.Investigators are now trying to find out how the substance ended up at the Florida ... Read more...

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Discovery scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday


March 8th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, March 9.If it lands on Wednesday, it will have spent a total of ... Read more...

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Japanese satellite Hinode spots 2 huge holes in Sun


February 14th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A Japanese spacecraft has spotted two huge holes in the sun's magnetic field - which are blasting solar material into space.The images, taken by Japan's sun-watching satellite Hinode ... Read more...

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Challenger Shuttle Disaster 25th Anniversary Observed By NASA


January 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jan 28, 1986, will perhaps will always be remembered for its infamous and disastrous Space Shuttle Challenger accident, which took the life of seven astronauts. This ... Read more...

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Skygazers All Set To Witness Lunar Eclipse This Month


December 18th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A full eclipse of the moon would be visible all over North and Central America on Monday from 11:41 p.m. PST till 12:53 a.m. Tuesday. It ... Read more...

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NASA To Delay Discovery Launch Once Again?


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the plans of NASA to launch Discovery on December 17th may be postponed as its engineers are yet to find out what led ... Read more...

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New Cracks Found In Space Shuttle Discovery


November 11th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The final take-off of the space shuttle Discovery which is scheduled to take place later this month might face a major hurdle after two ... Read more...

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NASA Discovers Two New Planets In Milky Way


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being considered as one of the most amazing scientific discoveries, the NASA officials have announced that NASA'a Kepler telescope, launched from Cape Canaveral ... Read more...

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Astronauts remove faulty pump outside ISS


August 12th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (DPA) Two US astronauts successfully removed a stubborn cooling pump outside the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday. Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson returned to the station after their 7-hour-26-minute ... Read more...

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Longest spacewalk in International Space Station fails to fix cooling system fault


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8(ANI): The NASA has said that an attempt to fix the International Space Station (ISS)'s faulty cooling system, which involved the longest ever spacewalk from the station, has failed.The two ... Read more...

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Ammonia leak causes trouble on spacewalk


August 8th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (DPA) Two astronauts spent more than eight hours outside the International Space Station (ISS), but were unable to make much progress fixing a broken cooling system after part of ... Read more...

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International Space Station suffers cooling system failure


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): The International Space System's cooling system suddenly failed over the weekend, forcing its crew to reduce power.One of the two loops reportedly suffered a shut down but ... Read more...

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NASA outreach program confirmed despite White House denial


July 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): The White House is disavowing a plan to have NASA conduct outreach to Muslim countries, but a congressman who talked to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about that plan ... Read more...

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White House denies NASA Administrator’s comments on Muslim outreach role


July 13th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has said that NASA Administrator Charles Bolden must have misspoken when he told Al Jazeera last month that one of his ... Read more...

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NASA Discovered Giant Propellers In Saturn Rings


July 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has discovered giant propeller-shaped structures in the rings of Saturn and the NASA officials suggest that the propellers are created by a new class of ... Read more...

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NASA All Set To Offer Virtual Moonbase To Gamers


July 4th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although sending astronauts on moon some time soon surely does not seem on cards for NASA, computer game lovers would surely get an opportunity to experience ... Read more...

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TV signals caused Russian rocket to miss ISS: NASA


July 4th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, July 4 (DPA) Television signals caused a Russian cargo rocket to miss its rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS), NASA officials said Saturday. The engineers indicated they would avoid activating the ... Read more...

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NASA feared Al-Qaeda attack on 2003 Columbia space shuttle launch


June 19th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): A new book by a former CIA operations officer has revealed that NASA officials worried that Al-Qaeda might attempt to attack the Columbia space shuttle on its launch pad ... Read more...

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Atlantis docks for last time at space station


May 16th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (DPA) The Atlantis shuttle docked Sunday on its last mission to the space station after some tense hours about dodging a piece of orbiting debris. NASA officials debated through Saturday ... Read more...

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Discovery Space Shuttle’s Landing Prospects Improve


April 20th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After foul weather delayed the landing of the Discover space shuttle, the astronauts on the space craft have started preparing for the landing that may ... Read more...

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Discovery space shuttle set to return to Earth on Monday


April 18th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral, Apr 18(ANI): NASA's space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday after a 14-day mission.NASA managers will evaluate weather conditions at the ... 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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Sonic Boom Rocks Florida


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sonic Booms have been creating quite a stir be it in the world of games, videos or in the state of Florida. The whole evening of ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour set to return to Earth on Feb 21


February 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Reports indicate that Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Sunday, February 21, after a 14-day mission.NASA managers will evaluate weather ... Read more...

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NASA Robots To Help Astronauts In Space


February 8th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington D.C., Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA officials, who are always dedicated to improve their observations of the outer space, have unveiled a new robot named "Robonaut 2" that would ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Launched On Monday Morning


February 8th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Florida, Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Endeavour, the new space shuttle of NASA, has been successfully launched on Monday morning from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As per the latest ... Read more...

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NASA Put On High Alert After Cocaine Discovery On Its Premises


January 15th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has got worried after a small quantity of cocaine was found in its space shuttle hunger. The substance was seen in the Florida spaceport of ... Read more...

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NASA astronaut becomes father while in orbit on Atlantis


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): NASA officials have announced that an astronaut on the space shuttle Atlantis has become a father while in orbit, when his wife back on Earth gave birth to ... Read more...

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World will not end in 2012, says NASA


November 10th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): In a rare campaign to dispel rumors fueled by the Internet and a new Hollywood movie titled '2012', NASA officials has said that the world is not coming ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery blasts off (Lead)


August 29th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (DPA) Space shuttle Discovery blasted off in a midnight launch on a mission taking it to the International Space Station (ISS). Discovery lifted off the launching pad at Cape Canaveral, ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery set for midnight launch


August 29th, 2009 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery was set for a midnight launch on Friday after problems associated with a fuelling valve that forced previous delays were resolved, NASA officials said. Discovery ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return to Earth on July 31


July 30th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, July 31, after a 16-day mission.There are two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour launch postponed again


June 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (DPA) US space agency NASA Wednesday postponed the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour after technicians detected a hydrogen gas leak during fuelling just hours before scheduled lift-off. The shuttle's ... Read more...

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