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NASA transfers shuttle Discovery to museum


April 20th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US space agency NASA transferred Thursday space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, where it will go on permanent display.The transfer, ... Read more...

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End of space shuttle, end to US dominance of space?


July 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS/EFE) The flight into space by NASA's space shuttle Atlantis this Friday will mark end of the shuttle era, but many believe it may not also ... Read more...

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NASA delays Endeavour launch again


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The launch of US space shuttle Endeavour on its 25th and final flight has been delayed again due to technical problems, NASA announced Sunday.A new date ... Read more...

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NASA delays shuttle Endeavour’s launch


April 30th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (US), April 30 (IANS) NASA has postponed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour until Monday due to technical problems, Xinhua reported."Shuttle Endeavour's launch now no earlier than Monday ... Read more...

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Radar images from space shuttle reveal Egypt’s lost great lake


November 27th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Geologists have found that a huge lake waxed and waned deep in the sandy heart of the Egyptian Sahara.Tushka region of Egypt is covered by a huge sand ... Read more...

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Moon may be shrinking


August 20th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) The moon is smaller than it used to be and could still be shrinking, NASA scientists said Thursday pointing to new evidence that the moon has contracted relatively ... Read more...

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Snowstorm causes the collapse of the Smithsonian Institution’s roof


February 13th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cold wave and the snowstorms caused havoc all over the country, and disrupted the normal lives of people. They also caused a lot of damage in ... Read more...

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Smithsonian Museum’s Roof And Wall Collapses


February 13th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Maryland, Feb 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The building of the Museum Support Center of the Smithsonian Institution has suffered considerable damage in a snowstorm. Located in the Garber Facility in Suitland, ... Read more...

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Smithsonian Institution’s roof collapses


February 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The historic Smithsonian Institution faced a unique problem on Wednesday, when the roof and the wall of a storage facility collapsed. The Garber Preservation, Restoration and ... Read more...

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Smithsonian Warehouse Roof Collapses After Snowfall


February 11th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owing to the heavy blizzard and snowfall, the roof of a Smithsonian warehouse collapsed on February 10 in Baltimore, Maryland. The famous museum is located in ... Read more...

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NASA selling off Discovery Space Shuttle for 28.2 million dollars


January 18th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA is selling off the Discovery Space Shuttle for 28.2 million dollars.The soon-to-be redundant shuttle was the ultimate boy's toy, flying faster and higher than ... Read more...

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Obama hails Apollo 11 crew as ‘genuine American heroes’


July 21st, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) US President Barack Obama welcomed the crew of Apollo 11 to the White House Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of their journey to the moon and ... Read more...

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Apollo astronauts dream of trip to Mars


July 21st, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) It's been decades since they set foot on the moon, but the pioneers of the Apollo programme remain committed to exploring space with the goal of sending a ... 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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Apollo Moon Landing: A Hoax?


July 18th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
It glued the people together on their radio channels for around a captivating eight long days in the summer of 1969. It brought a new dimension to the booming world of science ... 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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‘Transformers’ sequel leads movie mistakes list


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) The sequel to sci-fi movie "Transformers" has been named as "the most blooper-laden" film of 2009, as cinemagoers spotted around 40 continuity errors and mistakes in the film. Directed ... Read more...

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NASA announces winners in second annual lunar art contest


June 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): NASA has announced the winners in its second annual NASA Lunar Art Contest, which had high school and college students participating from around the globe."Crater Core Sample," ... Read more...

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NASA Stardust capsule to go on display at Smithsonian


September 26th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Soon, NASAs Stardust sample return capsule, that has returned the worlds first particles from a comet, will join the collection of flight icons in the Smithsonians National ... Read more...

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NASA may be running out of astronauts


September 18th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Among the looming 2010 retirement of NASAs aging space shuttle fleet and at least a four-year gap before the replacement spaceship take flight, the agency is worried ... Read more...

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Six sites chosen for rover landing on Mars


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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