operational life

Major setback for Iran’s first N-plant: Report

February 26th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) A newly completed nuclear reactor in Iran has run into serious problems and threatens to become a major embarrassment for the Iranian government that could delay its initial ... Read more...

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Iran informs IAEA inspectors of Bushehr nuke plant setback

February 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Tehran, Feb.26 (ANI): Iran has reportedly told atomic inspectors this week that it had run into a serious problem at a newly completed nuclear reactor in Bushehr.The plant was supposed to start ... Read more...

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Navy to operate Viraat aircraft carrier for another decade

January 19th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The navy is planning to operate its lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat, which has already completed 50 years of service, for another decade, a top official said ... Read more...

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Fuel-free space tethers to manoeuvre spacecraft in orbit

September 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): A team at NASA is testing a chemical-free propulsion system that will use Earth's magnetic field to move satellites and spacecraft in orbit.Space tethers collect current when they ... Read more...

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ISRO offers road map for private firms in space business (Lead)

August 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday urged the private sector to come up with innovative technologies to join hands with it to tap the growing space ... Read more...

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Pak inks 220-million-dollar satellite deal with China

September 19th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 19 (ANI): Pakistan has signed an agreement with China to provide a 220-million-dollar financial grant to help the Islamic country launch a communication satellite.The operational life of Pakistan's existing satellite ... Read more...

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Thales awaits IAF nod for Mirage-2000 upgrade

February 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Even as it supports a French bid for an Indian Air Force tender for 126 combat jets, European aerospace major Thales is awaiting the IAF's final nod ... Read more...

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NASA invites public to choose Hubbles next discovery

January 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (California, US), Jan.29 (ANI): The National Aeronautic and Space Agency (NASA) has invited the public to vote for one of six candidate astronomy-related objects for the Hubble Telescope to ... Read more...

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NASA’’s Phoenix Lander ceases operations on Mars

November 11th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): NASA''s Phoenix Mars Lander has ceased communications after operating for more than five months on the Red Planet. The decision was taken by NASA officials because seasonal decline ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s submarine fleet in shambles: CAG

October 24th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy has received flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) which says in its report released Friday that the submarine fleet is ageing and ... Read more...

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NASA’s new servicing mission to make Hubble 90 times more powerful

January 9th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): NASA is all set to carry out a servicing mission for the Hubble Telescope in August 2008, which will make it 90 times more powerful than before.This mission, ... Read more...

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