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ISS astronauts take second spacewalk


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and Japanese Akihiko Hoshide began a spacewalk Wednesday in another attempt to install a power unit on the International Space Station, RIA ... Read more...

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Nuclear-powered US rover launched to probe Mars’ habitability


November 26th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) A nuclear-powered US rover lifted off on Saturday morning to help assess Mars' habitability, or whether the Red Planet is or ever was an environment able ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis makes final landing


July 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Space shuttle Atlantis Thursday landed at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing to a close the US's 30-year orbiter programme.The spacecraft touched down at 0956 ... Read more...

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US shuttle Endeavor lifts off for final voyage


May 16th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) US space shuttle Endeavor lifted off Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver to the International Space Station a $2 billion particle ... Read more...

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NASA calls off Endeavour launch attempt due to technical problem


April 30th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- The launch attempt of the space shuttle Endeavour was called off on Friday afternoon due to a technical problem with its heaters.With weather 70 percent 'go', ... Read more...

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International Space Station on alert for incoming space junk


April 6th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is considering to order three astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to take shelter because of incoming space ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage


February 25th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off on its own final scheduled flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a storage room to the International ... Read more...

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NASA Finds Traces Of Life In One Of Saturn’s Moon, Reports Say


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several novels and a number of movies have so far dealt with the concept of aliens and extra terrestrial life. All of them were limited to ... Read more...

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NASA, Mary J. Blige team up to encourage science careers for women


August 19th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): NASA and award-winning recording artist Mary J. Blige are teaming-up to encourage young women to pursue exciting experiences and career choices by studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics ... Read more...

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Space Station Repair Scheduled For Saturday


August 6th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Space station repair is in progress. The astronauts from NASA moved one of the spacewalks to repair an ammonia pump at the International Space ... Read more...

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Space station opens to Tranquility and its picture window


February 13th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (DPA) Astronauts Saturday opened the hatch to the space station's newest room - the Italian-built Tranquility node that will eventually offer a six-sided picture window on space. NASA television showed ... Read more...

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NASA probe searches for water on Moon’s south pole


October 13th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On 9th October, in a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a ... Read more...

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NASA’s water-hunting “Moon bombing” mission may have hit a “dry hole”


October 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): NASA's much-anticipated "Moon bombing" mission, in which it sent the LCROSS spacecraft to the Moon to strike a crater in order to collect frozen water, may have ... Read more...

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Nasa LCROSS impact mission on moon successful


October 9th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a scientific mission to solve the mystery whether the presence of lunar water is true or not, NASA had launched a special moon-specific mission ... Read more...

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NASA bombs the moon - watch live here


October 9th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moffett Field, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a historic mission to solve the mystery of the presence of lunar water, NASA has launched a special moon-specific mission called Lunar CRater Observing ... Read more...

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US shuttle Discovery arrives at space station


August 31st, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (Xinhua) US space shuttle Discovery arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday night after nearly two days of journey. Using space shuttle Discovery's reaction control system jets, Commander Rick ... Read more...

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America returns to the Moon with Atlas V rocket


June 19th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The flawless launch of an Atlas V rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida has signaled America’s return to the Moon.Powered by twin liquid-fueled engines and two solid-fueled boosters, ... Read more...

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NASA TV to provide coverage of next Soyuz launch, docking


May 13th, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by admin
HOUSTON -- NASA Television will provide live coverage as the next residents of the International Space Station launch and arrive at the station to expand its crew to six people. ... Read more...

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Space station crew exchanges seasons greetings with Earth


December 13th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has beamed down seasons greetings to the people of Earth, that is airing on NASA Television.The public can return ... Read more...

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Endeavour astronauts finish final spacewalk (Lead)


November 25th, 2008 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (Xinhua) Two US astronauts on space shuttle Endeavour Monday finished the mission's fourth and final spacewalk to work on joints on the solar panels that power the International Space ... Read more...

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US astronauts to vote from space


October 28th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (Xinhua) Americans from all over the world will vote for the next US president Nov 4 but some ballots will come from the space also.Commander Edward Michael Fincke and ... Read more...

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US space shuttle Endeavour lifts off


March 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 11 (Xinhua) US space shuttle Endeavour lifted off early Tuesday from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, NASA TV reported. "All systems are working well ... Endeavour is making its ... Read more...

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US shuttle Atlantis leaves space station for home


February 18th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, Feb 18 (Xinhua) The US space shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station Monday morning, heading home after delivering a new European lab, according to NASA TV live broadcasting. "We ... Read more...

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