space technology

China wants greater presence in space, says daily


August 29th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) China is seeking a greater presence in space, said a state-run Chinese daily which admitted that the country was "decades behind the US" in terms ... Read more...

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China launches satellite


July 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China successfully launched a satellite in Sichuan province, completing the country's first data relay satellite network system.The Tianlian I-03 satellite was launched on a Long March-3C ... Read more...

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Space economy will boom in China, says daily


June 18th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) The successful launch of China's first manned spacecraft indicates that the country's economic infrastructure and technology have made great progress, a Chinese daily said Monday.China was ... Read more...

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China launches telecommunication satellite


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China successfully launched a telecommunication satellite into orbit Saturday night.The ChinaSat 2A was launched at 11.56 p.m. using a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang ... Read more...

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Nigeria to send astronauts aloft by 2015


May 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 18 (IANS) Nigeria says it will send aloft astronauts by 2015 and launch three satellites.Minister of Science and Technology Ita Okon Bassey Ewa announced this at a briefing ... Read more...

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North Korea vows to continue satellite launches


April 21st, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue satellite launches for peaceful purposes, an official said a week after a failed launch."The DPRK's (North Korea) satellites for peaceful purposes ... Read more...

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Satellite launch not to harm region: North Korean official


April 10th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 10 (IANS) The launch of a satellite by North Korea will not harm the region and neighbouring countries, an official from the Korean Committee for Space Technology said ... Read more...

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Reporters in Pyongyang for satellite launch


April 8th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) About 30 foreign journalists from around the world are in North Korea to cover the country's satellite launch, the official media reported.They represent major wire services ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy! (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for the next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy!


March 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for its next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea will launch an earth observation satellite next month to mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, the state news agency ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite


March 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea has announced it will launch an indigenously-built satellite to mark the birth centenary of late president Kim Il Sung.North Korea is to launch the ... Read more...

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China to launch moon-landing craft


March 5th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will launch a moon-landing craft next year as part of its third lunar exploration programme, an official said Monday.Chang'e-3 has "legs" to support the spacecraft ... Read more...

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‘India-Russian space ties can overwhelm developed nations’


February 18th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata Feb 17 (IANS) The joint efforts of India and Russia can overwhelm many developed nations in space technology, a senior Russian official said Friday."We should cooperate in this field...where ... Read more...

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Bionic eye implant ready for human trials


February 9th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Offering hope to more than 160 million people worldwide who are considered clinically blind, a bionic eye implant will be ready for human trials in 2013, ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

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China launches remote-sensing satellte


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) China Thursday launched a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite -- Ziyuan I-02C -- from the Taiyuan satellite launch center in northern Shanxi province, Xinhua reported.Ziyuan I-02C has been ... Read more...

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BJP writes to Medvedev against Gita ban


December 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sent a letter to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev condemning the likely ban on Bhagavad Gita by a Siberian ... Read more...

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China launches communication satellite for Nigeria


December 20th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) China launched a Nigerian communication satellite into orbit early Tuesday with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Centre.The satellite, produced by China ... Read more...

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China sends two satellites into space


November 20th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) China Sunday put two satellites into orbit, Xinhua reported.Chuangxin 1-03 and Shiyan Satellite 4 were launched on a Long March 2D carrier rocket at 8.15 a.m. ... Read more...

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Vietnam to build space centre by 2018


November 17th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 17 (IANS) Vietnam will build a space centre by 2018 for which it will spend over $600 million.Under the plan, the Vietnam Space Centre, covering an area of ... Read more...

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Innovation a game-changer, must focus on poverty: PM


November 15th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Describing innovation as "a game-changer", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for an inclusive model that benefits not only the rich but also the ... Read more...

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‘Jugnu’ launch marks watershed in Indian space technology


October 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The successful launch of Jugnu, a loaf-sized nano satellite designed by IIT-Kanpur, on Oct 12 marks a watershed in Indian space technology for miniaturisation ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu university plans Centre for Space Technology


October 10th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) As an Indian rocket prepares to sling into orbit Wednesday a nano-satellite built by its students, SRM University has announced plans to set up a ... Read more...

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Speed-of-light experiments give baffling result at Cern


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Geneva, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are scratching their heads after an experiment apparently disproved Einstein’s theory of special relativity. The theory which is one of the fundamental in the world of ... Read more...

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Debris tracker to provide two-hour warning before satellite crash


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A debris tracker will be able to provide a two-hour warning should debris from an out-of-control U.S. satellite crash in populated areas, Chinese experts said on Friday.NASA's Upper ... Read more...

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India in danger of missing ‘nano bus’: PM’s scientific advisor


July 6th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) India could miss the "nano bus" it it did not catch up soon with China, Japan or the US that were making rapid strides in ... Read more...

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China launches new communication satellite


June 21st, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China successfully launched a new communication satellite early Tuesday, officials said.The Zhongxing-10 was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province at 0.13 a.m., ... Read more...

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Indian astronaut to walk on Moon in 2025: Kalam


June 1st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday hoped an Indian astronaut would walk on the Moon in 2025 and on Mars by 2035."I believe an Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to jointly launch satellite


May 21st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan and China would jointly launch a communication satellite Aug 14 to mark the country's Independence Day, it was reported here.The new communication satellite would ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts global space and satellite forum


May 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The Global Space and Satellite Forum 2011 (GSSF) opened here Monday by UAE Education Minister Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan.It is being organised at the ... Read more...

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India, Thailand aim to double trade by 2014


April 6th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- India and Thailand on Tuesday agreed to double their trade by 2014 and intensify their cooperation in the areas of defense, education, tourism and culture."We see Thailand ... Read more...

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India, Thailand agree to double trade by 2014 (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India and Thailand Tuesday agreed to double by 2014 their bilateral trade, which stood at $6 billion at present, and also to expedite their ... Read more...

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China to put man on the moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China plans to make a manned moon landing by 2030, but the purpose of exploration of the moon should be seen as "peaceful" rather than a ... Read more...

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China aspires to put a man on moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to accelerate its efforts to improve space technologies, China is leaving no stone unturned in its long-awaited aspiration of making a moon landing by ... Read more...

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