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Water found on Jupiter moon


November 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) NASA's Galileo spacecraft has found evidence of water beneath the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, researchers said.The data suggest there is significant exchange between Europa's ... Read more...

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Atlantis’ landing ends final mission after 30 years of space shuttle era


July 21st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA(BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Atlantis on Thursday landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to end its final mission after 30 years of the administration's Space Shuttle Program.Atlantis ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis makes final landing


July 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Space shuttle Atlantis Thursday landed at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing to a close the US's 30-year orbiter programme.The spacecraft touched down at 0956 ... Read more...

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Atlantis docks for last time with International Space Station


July 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS/EFE) The space shuttle Atlantis, on its final journey in orbit with four US astronauts aboard, successfully docked Sunday with the International Space Station on the 12-day ... Read more...

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Atlantis docks with space station one last time


July 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Space shuttle Atlantis Sunday arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) for one final visit.It docked at the station at 1507 GMT, space.com reported. The hatches ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis lifts off for final time


July 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The space shuttle Atlantis Friday lifted off on the final mission of US's 30-year space-shuttle programme, CNN reported.The four-member crew blasted off on a 12-day mission ... Read more...

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End of space shuttle, end to US dominance of space?


July 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS/EFE) The flight into space by NASA's space shuttle Atlantis this Friday will mark end of the shuttle era, but many believe it may not also ... Read more...

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NASA sets farewell shuttle launch July 8


June 29th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NASA officials voted unanimously to set space shuttle Atlantis' launch date as July 8 after a day-long flight readiness review at the Kennedy space centre ... Read more...

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Worms help study space travel’s impact on astronauts


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel.The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have ... Read more...

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NASA final shuttle launch scheduled for July 8


May 21st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The final space shuttle flight has been tentatively scheduled for July 8 from the Kennedy space centre in Florida, NASA said."This date was targeted based ... Read more...

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Weather 70 percent ‘go’ for space shuttle Endeavour launch


April 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has said it is expecting a 70 percent chance of favorable weather for Friday's space shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The space ... Read more...

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Those who fail perform better in long run, study shows


August 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) People and organisations crippled by failures do much better in the long run. That is because they learn more from their failures than their successes and retain the ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns safely to end its last mission


May 26th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA on Wednesday announced the end of Space shuttle Atlantis’ 12-day journey after it landed for the last time at 8:48 a.m. EDT.Six astronauts boarded space ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns home for last time


May 26th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis touched down Wednesday at Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing an end to its last scheduled mission. The landing marks the likely end of ... Read more...

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Atlantis starts home journey


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (DPA) The US space shuttle Atlantis separated from the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday to prepare for its home journey on the shuttle's last-ever mission before being retired. The Shuttle ... Read more...

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Spacewalking Superhero Wows Astronauts!


May 19th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An astronaut spacewalked his way into superhero-dom when he managed to free a cable for the inspection boom of the space shuttle Atlantis, which had become snagged. He ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Atlantis On Its Last Mission


May 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA's famous space shuttle Atlantis set off for what is supposedly its last space voyage yesterday at the Kennedy Space Center of Florida around afternoon. ... Read more...

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Atlantis takes off for final flight to space station


May 15th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): NASA's space shuttle Atlantis took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying six astronauts, for its final voyage to the International Space Station on Friday.The mission ... Read more...

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US shuttle Atlantis lifts off for final journey


May 15th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) US space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Friday from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida to deliver a Russian module and equipment to the International Space Station. This is the ... Read more...

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NASA’s Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off on final voyage


May 15th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- The Space Shuttle Atlantis on Friday afternoon lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on its final mission to the International Space Station (ISS). ... 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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North Carolina astronaut to board NASA’s next space shuttle flight


April 28th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Wednesday that a North Carolina astronaut will be on their next space shuttle flight.Tony Antonelli, who was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will make ... Read more...

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NASA remembers storied past, but looks to uncertain future (Flashback 2009)


December 30th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Anne K. Walters Cape Canaveral (Florida), Dec 30 (DPA) As the world marked the 40th anniversary of the first human on the moon this year, the future of the space programme ... 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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Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns To Earth After Successfully Completing Its Mission


November 28th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Nov.28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After providing essentials supplies to the International Space Center, the space shuttle Atlantis returned to Earth on Friday at the Kennedy Space Center. The space ... Read more...

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Atlantis astronauts end third spacewalk


November 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (DPA) Two astronauts from the space shuttle Atlantis ended the mission's third and last spacewalk after successfully installing an oxygen tank on the outside of the International Space Station ... Read more...

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NASA astronaut becomes father while in orbit on Atlantis


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): NASA officials have announced that an astronaut on the space shuttle Atlantis has become a father while in orbit, when his wife back on Earth gave birth to ... Read more...

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Spacewalkers work outside International Space Station


November 20th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (Florida), Nov 20 (DPA) Two US astronauts left the safety of the International Space Station Thursday to install spare parts that will help it continue running smoothly in the future. Space ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Atlantis docks at ISS


November 19th, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) US space shuttle Atlantis has docked at the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday after nearly two days of journey. Commander Charles Hobaugh steered the shuttle to a docking with ... Read more...

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Butterflies aboard Atlantis to live in orbit on International Space Station


November 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is carrying butterflies, which will live in orbit aboard the International Space Station (ISS), as part of a science outreach project.According ... Read more...

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Nasa’s Atlantis shuttle successfully launched


November 17th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA successfully launched the space shuttle Atlantis on Monday afternoon with the aim of delivering key spare parts in order to prolong the life of ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Begins Its Journey


November 17th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Nov.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The space shuttle Atlantis was successfully launched on Monday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral by space agency NASA. Fortunately, the ... 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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Space shuttle Atlantis blasts off


November 17th, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Cape Canaveral (Florida), Nov 17 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis thundered into the sky over Kennedy Space Centre Monday carrying six crew members on a mission to the International Space Station.The mission ... Read more...

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STS-129 NASA successfully launches Space Shuttle Atlantis


November 17th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a successful launch, space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of six astronauts are finally headed for space, all set to begin their 11-day mission ... Read more...

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