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Sunita Williams sets a record with sixth spacewalk (Second lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams set a new record for total cumulative spacewalk time by a female astronaut with her sixth space walk to repair a ... Read more...

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$3 toothbrush saves day for $100 billion space station (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A $3 toothbrush, 'designed' by astronauts Sunita Williams and Akihido Hoshide, saved the day for a $100 billion International Space Station, becoming instrumental in the installation ... Read more...

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Challenger Shuttle Disaster 25th Anniversary Observed By NASA


January 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jan 28, 1986, will perhaps will always be remembered for its infamous and disastrous Space Shuttle Challenger accident, which took the life of seven astronauts. This ... Read more...

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Vandenberg Launches Mammoth Sized Delta IV Rocket


January 21st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California witnessed the most awaited and the biggest rocket launch ever at the Vandenberg Air Force Base of Santa Barbara County. The rocket, namely Delta IV ... Read more...

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Voyager 1 Moving Into Interstellar Space Gradually


December 14th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Voyager 1 Spacecraft made by NASA is slowly moving out of the solar system as scientists have measured. The unmanned spacecraft will take 4 more ... Read more...

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Venus Probe Misses Its Target, Will Return After 6 Years


December 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a Japanese space probe which was sent to orbit around Venus skipped its target and it would not be able to move ... Read more...

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Potato Santa Clause Launched Into Space By Children


November 19th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After several astronauts, guess whose turn was it to make a visit to the space? It was none other than Santa Clause, to make his first ... Read more...

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NASA’s ‘Hundred Years Starship’ ‘to take you to Mars but never return’


October 28th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): NASA is planning a one-way mission to Mars in a program called 'Hundred Years Starship' in which, a manned spacecraft will take astronauts to Mars and leave them ... Read more...

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Scientists urge one-way Martian colonization missions


October 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Washington State University researchers have said that while technically feasible, a manned mission to Mars and back is unlikely to lift off anytime soon and so, a manned ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic Space Ship Two Completes Its Manned Flight Successfully


October 12th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Virgin Galactic spaceship touched down smoothly on the Californian Mojave Air and Space Port bringing science fiction a step closer to reality.The ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic Space Craft Will Make Its Debut To The Space


October 12th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now the sky will no more be the limit. Ask for more and you will get it from the VSS Enterprise's Virgin Galactic's craft. The Virgin ... Read more...

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Japan Space Yacht Ready For Flight


May 18th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Japan, May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan is all set to turn science fiction into reality with its space craft Ikaros that is ready to take its flight into space. The ... Read more...

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NASA Prepares Shuttle Atlantis For Final Journey Into Space


May 14th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Cape Canaveral, Florida this morning, the weather was partly cloudy and expected to clear into a warm, and beautiful sunny day. Puffy clouds flitted sparsely across clear ... Read more...

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Discovery Space Shuttle’s Landing Prospects Improve


April 20th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After foul weather delayed the landing of the Discover space shuttle, the astronauts on the space craft have started preparing for the landing that may ... Read more...

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Virgin Spacecraft’s Test Flight A Complete Success


March 24th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Mar 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Richard Branson, the British billionaire's dream of traveling into space is not far from being implemented. The first commercial spacecraft of the world took its ... Read more...

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Yash Pal and Annadurai selected for Firodia award


December 9th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Two scientists connected to the Indian space sector, Yash Pal and M. Annadurai, have been selected for the 2009 H.K.Firodia award. The Awards Selection Committee comprising R.A. Mashelkar, ... Read more...

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Elton John, David Furnish team up for alien flick


February 18th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Legendary musician Elton John has teamed up with his partner David Furnish to produce a rather nonconformist alien flick, which will show aliens mixing with Jane Austen ... Read more...

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Chinas report of astronauts first night in space a fake


September 26th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, Chinas state news agency had published a dispatch from the countrys three latest astronauts describing their first night in space in ... Read more...

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Atom laser may help in ultra-precise navigation of space craft


July 14th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 14 (ANI): Physicists from Australia have suggested that a laser beam that emits a continuous stream of atoms may one day help ultra-precise navigation of space craft.According to a ... Read more...

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