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Russia starts building moon spaceship


July 20th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Aiming to create the first base on the surface of the moon, Russia has started building a spacecraft for manned lunar missions with the first test ... Read more...

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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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NASA presents new launch system with eye on Mars


September 15th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) NASA presented Wednesday the new space launch system with which it wants to re-establish itself at the head of space exploration and achieve new goals ... Read more...

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Lost Russian satellite a threat in space?


August 27th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A Russian satellite that was lost in space may pose a threat to other space vehicles or satellites, an official said.Heavy satellite Express-AM4 was lost Aug ... 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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Artificial intelligence could run spacecraft in future


February 13th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Scientists are designing spacecraft that can act by themselves and reason like human beings. It is a concept that had fatal consequences for astronauts in "2001: A ... Read more...

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China Creates World’s Fastest Supercomputer


October 29th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese have stepped up to replace the United States as the maker of the world’s fastest supercomputer. At conference which was held at a research center in ... Read more...

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Denmark’s privately built rocket fails to lift off


September 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Two Danish space enthusiasts have failed in their first attempt to send a privately built rocket into space, a media report said Monday. Their spokeswoman, Sophie Dalgaard, says a ... Read more...

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Evidence Of life On Mars Creates Sensation Among Scientists


May 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz about the evidence of life on Mars has been boosted by the reports published by a section of the scientists of NASA. A ... Read more...

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A Mars rover where astronauts can work, sleep and exercise for 3 weeks


March 1st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): An Illinois-based design consulting firm has designed a compact Mars space rover in which astronauts could comfortably work, sleep and exercise for up to 3 weeks at a ... Read more...

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NASA’s Ares I-X rocket successfully completes flight test


October 29th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): NASA's Ares I-X test rocket has successfully completed its flight test, by lifting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on October 28th.The test flight lasted about ... Read more...

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Tooth enamel can inspire lighter airplanes, space vehicles


August 20th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Its been a mystery how human teeth remain intact and functional even after years of biting and chewing. Now, a new study has shown that it is the ... Read more...

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Tooth enamel can inspire lighter, stronger aircraft


August 20th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A study has revealed that the structure of tooth enamel holds promising clues for aerospace engineers as they build planes and space vehicles of the future. Herzl Chai of ... Read more...

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China may set up moon base camp by 2030


June 12th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, China may send manned flights to the moon and set up a base there by 2030, and also may land on ... Read more...

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