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New debris of NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia found in Texas

August 3rd, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – New debris of NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia was found in Lake Nacogdoches in Texas last week, a spokeswoman for the agency confirmed on Tuesday.Lisa Malone, who is ... 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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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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Haryana to have medical college in Kalpana Chawla’s memory

January 7th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) A new medical college will be set up in the memory of astronaut Kalpana Chawla in her home town Karnal, the Haryana government said Friday."The medical college to ... Read more...

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NASA extends Discovery mission

April 11th, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (DPA) The US space agency NASA Saturday extended by one day space shuttle Discovery's mission at the International Space Station. The move was made to allow an inspection of Discovery's ... Read more...

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Haryana announces three awards on Women’s Day

March 8th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Haryana Monday announced three new awards, including one in the name of astronaut Kalpana Chawla, to honour women in different fields to mark International Women's Day. Chief Minister Bhupinder ... Read more...

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Hindu salvation ritual performed for Michael Jackson

September 14th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Suresh Narayan never met Michael Jackson nor is he a die-hard fan but that did not stop him from offering 'pinda daan' or a Hindu ritual seeking ... Read more...

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Fighter-jet crash in Israel kills late astronaut’s son

September 14th, 2009 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 14 (Xinhua) An Israeli F-16A fighter jet crashed in the West Bank Sunday afternoon, killing a son of late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon who died in the 2003 Columbia ... Read more...

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NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory completes 10th anniversary

July 26th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has completed its 10th anniversary, ushering in an unprecedented decade of discovery for the high-energy universe.Chandra was launched ten years ago, on July 23, ... Read more...

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NASA celebrates Chandra X-Ray Observatory’s 10th anniversary

July 24th, 2009 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (Xinhua) NASA said Thursday it will release three new versions of the "classic images" taken by Chandra X-Ray Observatory to commemorate the telescope's 10th anniversary. One of the images ... Read more...

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Endeavour hit by part of fuel tank insulation (Lead)

July 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (DPA) Several pieces of insulation broke free from the space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank when it took off and at least one piece hit the orbiter, The New ... 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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Sweet potato grows well aboard space shuttle Columbia

February 18th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) The crying need for groceries in outer space has prompted scientists to look for ways to provide food for long-term space missions. Desmond G. Mortley and colleagues from the ... Read more...

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Columbia shuttle crew died within seconds: NASA report

December 31st, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (DPA) The astronauts, including India-born Kalpana Chawla, who died in the 2003 disintegration of the space shuttle Columbia as it returned to Earth had just seconds to respond before ... Read more...

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NASA chief says US must stick to road map to the Moon

November 15th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The present chief of NASA has stressed on the importance for the US to stick to the agencys road map to the Moon, even after the change ... Read more...

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Endeavour heads for International Space Station

March 12th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Washington/Moscow, March 11 (DPA) US space shuttle Endeavour blasted off early Tuesday, carrying major additions to the International Space Station from Japan and Canada. Endeavour launched from the Kennedy Space Center in ... Read more...

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