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NASA transfers shuttle Discovery to museum


April 20th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US space agency NASA transferred Thursday space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, where it will go on permanent display.The transfer, ... Read more...

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Six-tonne satellite to fall from orbit


September 9th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A six-tonne satellite, launched in 1991 and which completed its mission in 2005, will now fall out of orbit. Its debris would possible spread over large ... Read more...

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NASA turns on humanoid robot in space station


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) NASA Tuesday turned on a humanoid robot in the International Space Station for the first time since it was delivered in February, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Illegal drugs discovered at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center


March 16th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Illegal drugs have been found at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.Investigators are now trying to find out how the substance ended up at the Florida ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery back to Earth post 13-day final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery finally ended their 13-day space mission yesterday after a journey of more than five million miles.The final mission concluded the spacecraft's illustrious 27-year career with ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lands on Earth after final mission


March 10th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Discovery on Wednesday ended a 13-day journey of more than five million miles with a smooth landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ... Read more...

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Star Trek’s Captain Kirk pays tribute to Shuttle Discovery


March 8th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A tribute from reel life to real life - Star Trek's Captain Kirk praised the crew of Shuttle Discovery, recording a special version of his famous voiceover from ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery set to return to Earth for final time


March 8th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Monday announced that Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, completing a 13-day mission to outfit ... Read more...

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Discovery scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday


March 8th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, March 9.If it lands on Wednesday, it will have spent a total of ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘Star Wars’ theory for Kanishka bombing


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) Even as the mystery over the Air India Kanishka bombing continues, a report released Wednesday by a rights activist in Meghalaya suggested that the plane could ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery docks with ISS for final time


February 27th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) "What took you guys so long?" the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) asked the crew of US space shuttle Discovery, after it successfully docked at ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery heads to International Space Station on its final mission


February 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off for its final flight from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a new module and critical supplies to the ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage


February 25th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) US space shuttle Discovery has lifted off on its own final scheduled flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to deliver a storage room to the International ... Read more...

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NASA to launch shuttle Discovery Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin its final flight to the International Space Station Feb 24. It will carry a human-like robot to the permanent station, ... Read more...

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NASA sets launch date for space shuttle Discovery mission - Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): NASA has announced the launch of space shuttle Discovery yet again - the shuttle will begin an 11-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at ... Read more...

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Shuttle Discovery launch targeted for no earlier than Feb 3


December 4th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Space shuttle Discovery will not be launched before Feb 3 at 1:34 a.m. EST, NASA managers have said.They said more tests and analysis are needed before proceeding with ... Read more...

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NASA targets space shuttle Discovery’s launch for no earlier than Dec. 17


November 25th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): NASA managers have postponed the launch of the space shuttle Discovery until Dec. 17.According to the managers, more tests and analysis are needed before proceeding with the ... Read more...

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Discovery’s launch delayed until December 3


November 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA has deferred a launch status meeting and news conference scheduled for Nov. 22.The events have been rescheduled in the wake of a Space Shuttle Program meeting that ... Read more...

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New Cracks Found In Space Shuttle Discovery


November 11th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cape Canaveral, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The final take-off of the space shuttle Discovery which is scheduled to take place later this month might face a major hurdle after two ... Read more...

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Launch of space shuttle Discovery postponed


November 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): NASA has postponed the launch of space shuttle Discovery to no earlier than 4:05 a.m. EST on Nov. 30.The reason behind the delay is a hydrogen gas leak ... Read more...

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Boeing helps prepare space shuttle Discovery’s final payload


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Tuesday announced that a group of their engineers and technicians are supporting Space Shuttle Discovery's final mission, in part by processing the shuttle's ... Read more...

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Humanoid Robot - Robonaut 2 all set to be a part of the shuttle trip


October 27th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA is set to blast its space shuttle Discovery into space on November 1 this year and on board the spacecraft will be the humanoid robot, ... Read more...

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Space Shuttle Discovery waits for its final mission


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Its 39th and the last journey to the launch pad followed the same pattern as any of its past 38 flights. Space Shuttle Discovery was towed the 3.5 ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Finds 2 New Planets


August 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA launched the Kepler space telescope on March 6, 2009 from the space shuttle Discovery, and it has since been searching the vast frontiers of outer space, ... Read more...

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Log on to https://songcontest.nasa.gov to pick shuttle missions’ wakeup songs


August 21st, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Are you a music buff, fascinated by space and astronauts? Well, then NASA has the perfect opportunity for you- for the first time, the public can help choose ... Read more...

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Legless android to become first human-like robot in space


August 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Conspicuous by his powerful white torso, the legless android named Robonaut 2 seems to be straight out of Star Wars movies. The three-foot-four-inch tall Robonaut 2 will become the ... Read more...

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Log on to NASA’s ‘Face in Space’ site to send your snaps into space


June 8th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8(ANI): The US space agency, NASA, has invited the public to send their own photographs into orbit onboard either Space Shuttle Discovery or Endeavour.STS-133 will launch the Space Shuttle ... Read more...

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NASA space shuttle Discovery returns safely


April 20th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced that space shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts landed safely Tuesday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The 15-day journey of more than 6.2 million ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Discovery returns after 15-day mission


April 20th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Space shuttle Discovery touched down at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida Tuesday, completing a 15-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The landing at 9:08 a.m. ... Read more...

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Discovery space shuttle set to return to Earth on Monday


April 18th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Canaveral, Apr 18(ANI): NASA's space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday after a 14-day mission.NASA managers will evaluate weather conditions at the ... Read more...

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Space shuttle crew set to return to earth Monday


April 17th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday, April 19, after a 14-day mission, NASA said on Saturday.NASA managers ... Read more...

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Discovery undocks from ISS, heads for home


April 17th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (DPA) The space shuttle Discovery undocked from the International Space Station Saturday and headed home after a mission to install a new ammonia tank and deliver experiments and other ... Read more...

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Robot ‘that looks like Top Gear’s The Stig’ developed


April 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Nasa's new 'space robot' Robonaut 2, which looks like the secret Top Gear character The Stig, is set to step aboard the International Space Station (ISS).The 300-pound machine, ... Read more...

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US astronauts complete second spacewalk


April 12th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (DPA) Two US astronauts completed their 7-hour-26-minute spacewalk Sunday after struggling with a troublesome bolt that forced them to leave some of their work undone. Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson, ... Read more...

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Astronauts take their second spacewalk


April 11th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Astronauts took their second spacewalk in 3 days. Rick Mastracchio and Clayton Anderson took the spacewalk to replace an aging storage tank. The storage tank ... Read more...

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