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Reality shows are going to die soon: Rannvijay


September 8th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Rannvijay Singh, whose tryst with fame began with his victory on MTV "Roadies" in 2003, says after enjoying considerable space in Indian television, the reality ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams sets a record with sixth spacewalk (Second lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams set a new record for total cumulative spacewalk time by a female astronaut with her sixth space walk to repair a ... Read more...

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US loses three space pioneers in five weeks


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The United States lost three space pioneers in about five weeks from mid-July, but each one of them - Forrest McCartney, Sally ... Read more...

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Farah wants Sunita Williams to watch ‘Joker’ - in space!


July 27th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Farah Khan is going out of her way, literally, to promote her home production "Joker" in a unique way. She wants to make it ... Read more...

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Canada unveils device for big space telescope


July 26th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 26 (IANS) The Canadian Space Agency has unveiled a precision equipment that will be used on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble.The Webb, ... Read more...

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India for international synergy in space missions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India Monday called for international synergy in space missions for low-cost access to space resources and planetary explorations."I would call for international synergy in ... Read more...

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NASA exploring ways to clean up space debris


March 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (US), March 12 (IANS) Faced with increasing threats of space debris, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is actively exploring ways to clean up the outer space.Donald ... Read more...

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US to build new embassy building in Moscow


February 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will build a new building at its embassy compound in Moscow for consular services to meet the growing demand from Russians wishing to ... Read more...

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Woman astronaut to head 100-year Starship project


January 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space in 1992, has been chosen to head the 100-year Starship project.Jemison's project will explore what it ... Read more...

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Aliens may have left footprints on moon!


December 29th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Aliens may have left their footprints or artefacts on the moon which would last far longer than radio signals. Two astronomers from Arizona State University who ... Read more...

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Sun’s ‘killer flare’ won’t end earth in 2012: NASA


November 13th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) For all the doomsayers predicting that the world will come to an end in 2012, at least one of the potential reasons for earth's destruction has ... Read more...

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Asteroid may yield clues about Earth’s formation


October 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) A half-km wide asteroid which streaks past the Earth next week could provide clues about how the planet was formed. The space rock, which is known ... Read more...

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Students of three Indian institutes bag NASA award


October 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Students of three Indian education institutions, which designed and launched their own satellites, have won a US space agency's student competition (foreign category) challenge.The three institutions ... Read more...

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Baloon like airships to transport goods by 2020


September 4th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Gigantic balloon-like objects floating in the sky, the successors to the Zeppelins of yore, are set to revolutionise the way cargo is transported around the globe ... Read more...

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NASA’s Aquarius mission launched to study Earth’s oceans salinity


June 11th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday announced that its Aquarius mission was successfully launched in order to study Earth's oceans salinity.On Friday, an international ... Read more...

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NASA’s space shuttle Endeavour ends final mission


June 1st, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-astronaut crew on early Wednesday morning successfully made it back home and ended the shuttle's ... Read more...

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Ankita becomes first woman artist to paint under zero gravity conditions


April 10th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 10 (ANI): Mumbai resident Ankita Joshi has become the first woman artist in the world to paint under zero gravity conditions.Joshi said it was difficult for her to get ... Read more...

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Space junk safely passes International Space Station (ISS)


April 6th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by BNO News
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION (BNO NEWS) -- A piece of space junk passed the International Space Station (ISS) at a close distance on Tuesday afternoon but the crew did not have to take ... 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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1 in 5 young professionals wants to work with Google


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): Google ranks number one on list of ideal employers, according to a survey released by consulting firm Universum.Nearly 25 per cent of survey respondents picked Google ... Read more...

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Radiation would nix sex in space: NASA


February 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Cosmic radiation hitting human bodies would nix sex in space, NASA scientists assert. Researchers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Centre found that without ... Read more...

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Space qualified ‘moon’ trees thriving in US


February 10th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Space travellers are living out their lives away from the limelight, after having orbited the moon 34 times on board Apollo 14. These voyagers are not astronauts. They're ... Read more...

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Astronaut Mark Kelly to resume NASA mission training


February 5th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday announced that astronaut Mark Kelly will resume training for space mission.Kelly has been on a personal leave since ... Read more...

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Mobile phones, gadgets may cause plane crash


January 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The growing presence of mobile phones and other gadgets on board could create electronic interference that could send an aircraft crashing down. Most personal devices transmit a signal ... Read more...

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Hackers help fight natural disasters too!


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) During the biannual event called the Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), hackers worldwide develop software that can help identify and reduce risks from natural hazards.It's a far cry ... Read more...

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‘Lahore’ director signs ‘Hulk’ cinematographer for sci-fi movie


December 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Still basking in the glory of two National Awards for his debut film "Lahore", filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan has roped in "Hulk" cinematographer Frederick Elmes for ... Read more...

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Post-Obama, India may get best of US technologies


November 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The goodwill generated by President Barack Obama's recent visit to India may lead to this country getting some of the best US defence and ... Read more...

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Now, a space tyre that won’t go flat!


November 16th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) together with tyre maker Goodyear have developed a space tyre that will never puncture.The new airless 'Spring Tyre' improves on the ... Read more...

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NASA’s space-age role in trapped Chile miners rescue operation


October 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
San Jose, Oct 14(ANI): Engineers at the US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), had played a crucial role in the operation carried out to rescue the 33 trapped miners ... Read more...

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NASA study shows human-produced dust deposits reduces Colorado River flow


September 21st, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Monday announced that a NASA-funded study showed that dust produced by human activities is reducing the Colorado River flow.The ... Read more...

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Now zoom into universe through Windows


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Global software major Microsoft has designed a computer programme that allows you to scan the universe and zoom into outer space through its Windows. "We have designed a virtual ... Read more...

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NASA turns down Chilean miners request for alcohol, cigarettes


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.2 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the executive branch agency of the United States Government, which is responsible for the nation's civilian space, has reportedly turned down requests for ... Read more...

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U2, NASA create video to celebrate their collaboration


August 28th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a commemorative video highlighting a year's worth of collaboration in space and on the group's 360 ... Read more...

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Space expo begins in India’s tech hub


August 25th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The second international space exhibition and conference began here Wednesday with global space agencies and vendors showcasing their latest technologies, products and services. Organised by the state-run Indian ... Read more...

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Our helium reserves to run out in 25 years


August 24th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Colourful balloons that float in the air during our birthdays are the only link we have with helium. But the non-renewable gas is being squandered at a rate ... Read more...

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