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China needs own space laws: Official


March 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China needs its own law to protect its rights in outer space as well as regulate its domestic space activities, a top official has said."China is ... Read more...

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Indian school teacher set for US space programme (With Images)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1,100 students and teachers of the reputed Vidya Valley School here screamed with joy when Vandana Suryawanshi became the first foreign teacher to be ... Read more...

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US joins efforts to set international rules in outer space


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The US has decided to join the European Union (EU) and other nations to draw up an international code of conduct for outer space activities, said ... Read more...

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China exported communications satellites to Pakistan (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday said it has exported communications satellites to Pakistan, Nigeria, and Venezuela.At a press conference held in Beijing marking the publication of the country's latest ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

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New space centre to come up in Russia


July 20th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Russia will set up a new space centre in the far eastern region of Amur, and the government has allocated 24.7 billion rubles ($811 million) for the project, ... Read more...

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Mexican lawmakers approve creation of space agency


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The lower house of Mexico's Congress has voted to approve the creation of the Mexican Space Agency, or AEXA, which will be in charge of developing the ... Read more...

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EU seeks code of conduct for outer space activities


February 13th, 2009 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 13 (Xinhua) A set of international code of conduct is needed to ensure safety and security of all outer space activities, the European Union (EU) has said. One Tuesday, a ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan sign nuclear pact (Lead)


January 24th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India and Kazakhstan Saturday signed five agreements, including one on civil nuclear energy.Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who arrived Friday night on a four-day visit ahead of the ... Read more...

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Follow-up of popular science stories of 2008


December 31st, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Nature magazine has followed up on some popular scientific news stories of 2008, to find out what happened next.The selected stories are:Seed store puts on weight: ... Read more...

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ISRO, Astrium ink bilateral space cooperation pact in Paris


September 30th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Paris, Sept.30 (ANI): India and France today signed a long term agreement for the Utilization of the Indian Polar Satellite launch vehicle for launching satellites. The agreement was signed ... Read more...

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Syrian president does a reality check of India’s IT hub


June 21st, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Visiting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Friday had a first-hand view of the progress and achievements made by India's IT hub in space research, IT and management on a ... Read more...

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India and China set to reduce US dominance in space activity


April 19th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that India and China, along with Russia, Japan and Europe are all set to reduce the dominance that US has over space ... Read more...

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Electric solar wind sail to power space travel


April 18th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
London, April 18 (IANS) An electric solar wind sail developed by the Finnish Meteorological Institute two years ago has moved rapidly from invention towards implementation. The electric solar wind sail developed by ... Read more...

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Now, an ad for aliens in outer space


March 8th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 8 (ANI): A campaign has been launched in the UK that would broadcast the first ever advertisement into space, which might be watched by any alien life form in the ... Read more...

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