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British company to offer 500,000 miles journey around the Moon


June 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An Isle of Man-based Company is planning to offer seats to those willing to complete a journey around the Moon. The first of these journeys could take place ... Read more...

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China readies next generation rockets


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China is planning to launch is next generation Long March-5 carrier rocket in 2014.Chinese experts have succeeded in developing the hydrogen box that will store fuel ... Read more...

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China plans to launch 30 satellites in 2012


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China plans to launch 21 rockets with 30 satellites in 2012, the China Aerospace and Technology Corporation (CASC) said Wednesday.The country's ambitious space programme will ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock shoots sans make-up


January 6th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock was forced to shoot scenes in upcoming movie "Gravity" without wearing make-up after director Alfonso Cuaron banned cosmetics on the set.The 47-year-old ... Read more...

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China’s space programme has no military purpose


November 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) China's space missions do not directly serve any military purpose, a space programme official has said.But the space-related technological developments can be used in both civilian ... Read more...

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China to launch unmanned space module


September 20th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has decided to launch its unmanned space module -- Tiangong-1 -- between Sep 27 and 30.The 8.5-tonne Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace 1," will be sent ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for China’s space station in 2020


April 26th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 26 (ANI): The China Manned Space Engineering Office has unveiled plans to build a 60-ton space station, made up of three capsules, by the year 2020.Authorities in charge of the ... Read more...

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China asks people to suggest names for space station


April 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China has asked its people to "get involved" in the country's space programme by suggesting names for a 60-tonne space station that Beijing plans to launch ... Read more...

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One in ten travellers hopes to travel to the moon in future


March 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): A survey has found that one in ten travellers have high expectations of travelling to the moon in the near future.The poll, which surveyed 1,926 people, showed as ... Read more...

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China plans to launch two manned spacecraft in 2012


March 4th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 4 (ANI): A spokesman for the China Manned Space Engineering Office has said that China plans to launch two manned spacecraft in 2012 to dock with its space module, Tiangong-1, ... Read more...

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China to prepare astronauts for long stay in space


January 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China is preparing astronauts for long-term missions so that they can "carry out manned explorations of deep space in the future", an official said.A five-year programme to ready ... Read more...

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The power to charge your phone - is in your pants!


December 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Sure, we have heard of solar powered heaters and calculators, even plans for a Japanese space station to get its energy from solar power. Now prepare yourself for ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock And George Clooney Ready For The Outer Space Odyssey For Gravity


December 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This film 'Gravity' was initially bagged by Robert Downey Jr. but in spite of being associated with the film for a year had to give up due to the clash of ... Read more...

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Eating more fish ‘can ensure better bone health for astronauts’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Astronauts, when in space, are vulnerable to bone loss, which can cause fractures or breaks. However, a simple change in diet could mitigate that risk - eat more ... Read more...

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China starts work on manned space laboratory


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) China has begun work of its manned space laboratory to be completed by 2020, a media report said Wednesday.The first part of the laboratory will be launched before ... Read more...

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Bullock to replace Portman in ‘Gravity’?


October 8th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock is reportedly set to join Robert Downey, Jr. in the sci-fi thriller "Gravity".Natalie Portman had been linked to the role, but was forced ... Read more...

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China to go to moon, Mars, Venus and beyond


September 20th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has now set its sight on planet Venus, where it hopes to land a space probe by 2015. A probe to Mars and the country's first moon ... Read more...

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Rachel Weisz to replace Angelina Jolie in ‘Gravity’?


September 5th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Actress Rachel Weisz is tipped to step into the shoes of Angelina Jolie in the film "Gravity". However, it is still not clear if director Alfonso ... Read more...

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James Cameron’s Martian dreams


August 18th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, August 18 (ANI): James Cameron has been working in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) since April, helping scientists build a 3D camera for Mars.The director says ... Read more...

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China tests 1st space station module to launch into orbit in 2011


August 18th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 18 (ANI): China has claimed that it has completed construction of the first module, Tiangong-1, for a planned space station, and is testing its electronics and other systems before launching ... Read more...

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Spaceship ‘20 times size of football field’ was spotted over Brit airport


August 5th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): A sketch of an unidentified craft hovering over Manchester Airport that was sent to the MoD by a UFO expert in 1995 has shown that the object was ... Read more...

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Britain secret file says massive UFO spotted


August 5th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A spaceship that was "20 times the size of a football field" was spotted hovering over Britain's Manchester airport nearly 15 years back, says a secret defence ministry ... Read more...

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China considers super-powerful engine for next generation space rockets


July 27th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): China is considering a new super-powerful engine for the next generation of space rockets.BBC quotes Li Tongyu, general manager of the marketing department at the China Academy ... Read more...

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Manned lunar space station now closer to reality


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Hopes of building a manned lunar space station have moved a step closer after scientists discovered water is widespread on the moon. It is abundant both on the ... Read more...

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Advanced sounding rocket launched with students’ payload


July 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) The advanced sounding rocket RH 200 was successfully launched Wednesday from the space station at Thumba, here, carrying a payload partly developed by students, officials said. The ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe in October


March 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China plans to launch the Chang'e-2, the country's second lunar probe, in October this year."The satellite would be launched on a Long March 3-C ... Read more...

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China to put unmanned space module Tiangong-1 into space next year


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 3 (ANI): China will put an unmanned space module, Tiangong-1, into space in 2011, Xinhua quoted a space expert, as saying here Wednesday.Qi Faren, former chief designer of China's Shenzhou ... Read more...

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India should be front-runner in space technology: Air chief


October 27th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Without mentioning China by name, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik Tuesday said India was against "militarisation" of space but the country should aim to be ... Read more...

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Buzz Aldrin calls for human settlement on Mars


July 4th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): The NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin has said that humans should create a settlement on Mars to provide much-needed objectives to the younger generation.Aldrin, the second man to set ... Read more...

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Enzyme destroys mutated protein to cause inherited Parkinson’s disease


June 27th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Scientists have identified a naturally occurring enzyme in the brain, which helps in the destruction of the mutated protein that is the most common cause of inherited Parkinson's ... Read more...

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China to select taikonauts for space station


March 5th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China has started a new round of selection for taikonauts and five to seven of them will be part of the final list, said an official of the ... Read more...

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NASA asks public to name International Space Stations next module


February 21st, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): NASA is asking the public to help name the International Space Stations next module - a control tower for robotics in space and the worlds ultimate observation ... Read more...

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Space smash could lead to Hubbles demise


February 19th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): The cloud of debris in the region around Earth, caused by the collision of two satellites on February 10, poses a new risk to many scientific missions ... Read more...

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Aliens Group to build tallest residential complex in Hyderabad


September 29th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad , Sept 29 (ANI/Business Wire India ): For the first time, Hyderabad Urban Development Authority has given approval to construct a 30-storey project by Aliens Group (www.aliensgroup.in) in Hyderabad . ... Read more...

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China declares manned lunar landing as its next target


September 29th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, September 29 (ANI): China has announced that a manned lunar landing is its next target when the current three-stage space program expires in 2020.When the three-phased strategy in our ... Read more...

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