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Astronaut Mark Kelly Meets Injured Wife Gabrielle Giffords


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tucson, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona left astronaut Mark Kelly in a state of shock. The NASA Commander flew to see his injured ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis returns after 11-day mission


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven astronauts ended an 11-day journey of nearly 4.5 million miles with an early morning landing on November 27 at NASA's ... Read more...

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NASA gives nod for space shuttle Discovery’s launch on August 25


August 20th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA has given its approval for the launch of space shuttle Discovery on August 25, after a two-day review of the spacecraft's readiness for flight.Discovery's launch date was ... Read more...

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NASA’s Endeavour Shuttle Launch Delayed


July 13th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
The shuttle launch from NASA that was scheduled for today has got delayed due to thunderstorms. It has been reported that the Shuttle Endeavour's launch has been called off by NASA on ... Read more...

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Minor tile damage to space shuttle Atlantis


May 13th, 2009 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (DPA) An inspection of the space shuttle Atlantis Tuesday revealed damage to tiles on one of the craft's wing, a NASA official said. The routine examination one day after ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discoverys next mission to launch on March 11


March 7th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): NASA has announced the official launch date for space shuttle Discoverys STS-119 mission as March 11.According to a review of Discoverys readiness for flight, NASA managers have ... Read more...

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NASA delays launch date of space shuttle Discovery


February 21st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): NASA has delayed the launch date of its space shuttle Discovery, after a thorough review of the spacecrafts readiness for flight.The decision was taken by NASA managers ... Read more...

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Launch of Discovery shuttle put off to Feb 27


February 16th, 2009 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (DPA) NASA is eyeing Feb 27 as the earliest possible date for launch of the next shuttle mission Discovery, a postponement blamed on worries over the possibility that pieces ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery launch postponed until Feb 27: NASA


February 15th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) The US space agency NASA has set a new date for the launch of space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station (ISS) due to technical reasons, ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discoverys launch now no earlier than February 19


February 4th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A review of space shuttle Discoverys readiness for flight, has made NASA officials decide a launch date no earlier than February 19.Discoverys STS-119 mission to the International ... Read more...

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NASA fixes glitches in space station urine recycler


November 26th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): NASA has fixed the glitches in its new urine recycling system on the International Space Station (ISS), bolstering hopes it will be able to expand the research ... Read more...

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NASAs new urine recycler encounters glitches


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): NASAs new water regeneration system, which has been delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) for recycling urine and other wastewater into drinking water for astronauts, has ... Read more...

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NASA delays Hubble repair mission


September 8th, 2008 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (DPA) Uneasy about ongoing tropical storms, the US space agency NASA Sunday announced a two-day delay in launching the Atlantis shuttle mission to repair the Hubble telescope.Atlantis will launch ... Read more...

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NASA unveils sci-fi like rescue mission to salvage future space shuttle


June 18th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): In a scenario straight out of a science fiction flick, NASA has unveiled an elaborate contingency plan to rescue the shuttle Atlantis should it get into trouble ... Read more...

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Space shuttle undocks from station, heads home


March 25th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Washington, March 25 (RIA Novosti) The US shuttle Endeavour has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) ending its 12-day mission, which saw a record breaking five space walks, a NASA ... Read more...

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Boomerangs work just like on earth in space too


March 21st, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Through an unprecedented experiment, a Japanese astronaut has discovered that boomerangs can work in space the same way they do on Earth.According to a spokeswoman at ... Read more...

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Endeavour makes picture-perfect docking at space station


March 13th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 13 (DPA) The shuttle Endeavour docked early Thursday at the International Space Station, completing another picture-perfect part of its mission after a flawless launch, US space officials said. After docking, ... Read more...

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