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Moon comes closest to Earth (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the clock struck 9.05 p.m., space enthusiasts were out to catch the glimpse of the year's biggest and brightest moon, as the celestial body ... Read more...

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Fewer women on NASA space flights: US astronaut


October 6th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The nature of NASA's space programmes is changing, says a former American woman astronaut, pointing to a growing gender imbalance on the US agency's space ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s face seen on Mars!


June 13th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) An Italian space enthusiast, while going through pictures of Mars, claims to have found a structure on the face of the planet that resembles Mahatma Gandhi.Matteo ... Read more...

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NASA Announces Press Meet To Discuss ‘Extraterrestrial Life’


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A press release issued by NASA declaring 'an astrobiology finding' has managed to create an uproar in various quarters. The United States based space agency ... Read more...

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The paper plane that flew to the edge of space and came back with snaps!


November 11th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A British team designed paper plane has successfully flown to the edge of space before flying back to Earth, taking pictures as it descended.The plane, which has a ... Read more...

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Tiny paper plane soars at 90,000 feet in space


November 11th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Who needs a multi-billion-dollar spacecraft to study the earth when you can use a paper plane? The plane, with a wing span of three feet and made of ... Read more...

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Denmark’s privately built rocket fails to lift off


September 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Two Danish space enthusiasts have failed in their first attempt to send a privately built rocket into space, a media report said Monday. Their spokeswoman, Sophie Dalgaard, says a ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from Cape Canaveral


November 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral (Florida, US), Nov.17 (ANI): The space shuttle "Atlantis" rocketed into orbit on Monday with six astronauts and a full load of spare parts for the International Space Station.The Atlantis ... Read more...

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Apollo 11 crew planned for their death before leaving on moon mission


July 12th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Miami (US), July 12 (ANI): Before leaving on their historic moon mission, the crew of Apollo 11 helped their families plan for their deaths, it has emerged.The first men to walk on ... Read more...

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NASA starts back to moon with dual mission (Lead)


June 19th, 2009 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (DPA) NASA launched a dual mission Thursday to help pave the way for humans to return to the moon, as the US space agency looks beyond the continuing ... Read more...

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Atlantis on last mission to repair Hubble telescope


May 11th, 2009 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (DPA) For nearly 20 years the Hubble Space Telescope has kept its orbiting eye trained on the universe, and with the launch of space shuttle Atlantis to repair ... Read more...

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NASA for early Hubble mission


April 24th, 2009 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (DPA) The fifth and last mission to repair the ageing Hubble Space Telescope could launch a day earlier than planned, officials at the US space agency said Thursday. The ... 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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Bangladesh becomes 100th participant at International Year of Astronomy 2009


January 18th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, Jan 18 (ANI): Bangladesh has become the 100th participating state at the International Year of Astronomy 2009 a worldwide astronomy project.The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA) represents the largest coordinated ... Read more...

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