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Putin wants changes in Russian space industry


September 1st, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought draft proposals for restructuring the national space industry after a string of accidents that have compromised the country's ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams arrives at her new home in space


July 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, who holds the record of the longest space flight (195 days) for a woman, arrived at her new home amid stars with ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft returns to earth


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS) A Russian spacecraft with three crewmembers on board returned to earth Sunday.The Soyuz spacecraft landed safely in Kazakhstan, Russia's mission control centre said.The crew included Russian ... Read more...

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US radar may have damaged Russian Mars probe: Daily


January 17th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A powerful electromagnetic emission from a US radar in the Pacific Ocean could have caused the malfunctioning of the Russian Phobos-Grunt probe, the Kommersant daily ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft to crash to Earth Jan 15


January 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The remainder of the crippled Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt is set to crash to the Earth Jan 15 following a botched mission to Mars, experts have said.The ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft undocks from ISS


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian spacecraft with three crew members onboard undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Monday night, Russia's mission control said.The Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft -- ... Read more...

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Former Russian spy Chapman moves court over video


July 29th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former spy Anna Chapman has filed a lawsuit for compensation for 10 million rubles ($362,000) over use of her video image.Chapman's conflict with the News ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft docks with space station


June 24th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russian cargo spacecraft Progress M- 11M docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday, Xinhua reported.Valery Lyndin, spokesman for the Russian Mission Control, said the Progress ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft docks with ISS


April 7th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Soyuz TMA-21 manned spacecraft - nicknamed "Gagarin" - docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday, the mission control said.The spacecraft has been ... Read more...

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Anna Chapman starts hosting her own TV show


March 29th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Busted Russian spy Anna Chapman has revealed another side of herself that the world barely knew. The sexy Russian has begun hosting her maiden television show ... Read more...

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International space station expedition 24 crew lands safely


September 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.25 (ANI): Three members of the International Space Station Expedition 24 landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, wrapping up a six-month stay onboard.Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov ... Read more...

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Boeing plans to fly tourists to space


September 16th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): Houston-based Boeing Company has announced a tentative agreement with Space Adventures Ltd to provide seats for private passengers into outer space.The seats would be on board its ... Read more...

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Boeing teams with Space Adventures for private space flights


September 16th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (DPA) Houston-based Boeing Company Wednesday said it has a tentative agreement with Space Adventures Ltd to provide seats for private passengers into outer space. The seats would be on board ... Read more...

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Log onto www.moonzoo.org for a virtual walk on the moon


May 12th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Scientists are inviting members of the public to make a significant contribution to scientific knowledge about the Moon.However, no spacesuit or rocket ship is required - all visitors ... Read more...

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Russian spacecraft landed on moon hours before Americans


July 4th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): A Russian spacecraft is said to have landed on the moon hours before NASA's Apollo 11 in 1969.According to a recording that has now been declassified by the ... Read more...

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China to launch first Mars probe later this year


May 28th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 28 (Xinhua) China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, is expected to be launched in the second half of this year, an official of the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) said ... Read more...

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“Earthlings” to visit Martian moon Phobos


February 26th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Soon, the Martian moon Phobos would be visited by "Earthlings", in the form of an assortment of critters and microbes scheduled to make a round-trip journey to the ... Read more...

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ISRO, Russian Space Agency join hands for Indian Man Mission


December 13th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Bangalore, Dec 13 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Russian Space Agency have joined hands to share critical equipments for the Indian Man Mission ... Read more...

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Life may be hiding inside white-coloured meteorites on Mars


October 1st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that scientists searching for life on Mars, should scout for white-coloured meteorites made of sedimentary rock. According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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Three decades of circling the sky (To go with Indian rocket puts 10 satellites in orbit at one go)


April 28th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Thirty-one years back India's first satellite Aryabhatta was launched via Russian space vehicle Intercosmos. Monday India's own rocket created history by placing 10 satellites including eight from ... Read more...

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India to send an astronaut on a Russian spacecraft


March 26th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
Moscow, Mar 26 (ANI): India is planning to send one of its astronauts on a Russian spacecraft to acquire skills necessary for future manned space missions. ''India would like to have one ... Read more...

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China to launch its first Mars probe in 2009


December 4th, 2007 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China would launch its first Mars probe Yinghuo-1 atop a Russian launch vehicle in October 2009. The probe will travel 350 million km in 11 months ... Read more...

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