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Astronauts rush to safety as space junk whizz by


March 25th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Six International Space Station (ISS) astronauts rushed to safety as a piece of a Russian satellite whizzed by.The astronauts orbiting 320 km above the planet were ... Read more...

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Control system to allow satellites and spacecrafts to think for themselves


February 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed the world's first control system that will allow engineers to programme autonomous satellites and spacecrafts to think for themselves.Professor Sandor ... Read more...

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Flotilla of spacecraft to give accurate space weather forecasts


February 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Space scientists from the UK may soon send a flotilla of spacecraft into orbit around the sun to provide an early warning system for the huge solar explosions ... Read more...

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Southampton scientists develop control system to allow spacecraft to think for themselves


February 1st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Southampton (UK), Feb.1 (ANI): The world's first control system that will allow engineers to programme autonomous satellites and spacecraft to think for themselves has been developed by scientists from the University of ... Read more...

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Manned Asteroid Mission May Become Reality


August 31st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan to send astronauts for seeing an asteroid is gaining momentum with a company expressing interest in deep space expedition. The much touted asteroid ... Read more...

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NASA Plans Probe On Earth Bound Asteroid


August 11th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA spokespersons have revealed that they are considering the possibility of a probe on the asteroid that is likely to hit earth in 2182. The scientists ... Read more...

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UFO Sighted Once Again Over Xiaoshan Airport


July 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Beijing, July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are the aliens planning to land on the Chinese soil? We aren't sure but the incidents indicate that Chinese skyline is the new found land ... Read more...

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Stargazers’ delight meteor shower to wreck Hubble Space Telescope, ISS


June 18th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station could suffer heavy damage from the worst meteor storm in over a decade, NASA has warned.Even as ... Read more...

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US Air Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane spotted by amateur skywatchers


May 26th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 26 (ANI): A group of amateur sky watchers have spotted the X-37B mini-space plane, despite US Air Force's efforts to keep the whereabouts and the actual purpose of the ... Read more...

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Japan Space Yacht Ready For Flight


May 18th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Japan, May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan is all set to turn science fiction into reality with its space craft Ikaros that is ready to take its flight into space. The ... Read more...

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Solar Sail spacecraft can travel ten times faster than conventional rockets


May 18th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was set to launch its solar sail hybrid spacecraft which can not only negate the need for on board fuel, but also ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Makes Mars The New Objective For NASA


April 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Apr 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Space exploration in United States is likely to reach new heights in the near future with President Barack Obama's emphasis that US astronauts would reach ... Read more...

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Saturn’s Mystery To Be Solved By NASA’s Cassini


April 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA's Cassini might be the answer to the never solved before mystery of the Saturn rings. The six years of exploration by the spacecraft has ... Read more...

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Virgin Tests its Spacecraft for the First Time


March 24th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 24, 2010, (Pen Men at Work): Virgin tested its pioneer project, the space flight experience for civilians, for the first time recently. Richard Branson’s dream project, making it possible for ... Read more...

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Femtosecond comb lasers help formation flying in space


October 4th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 4 (ANI): Researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have helped to establish that femtosecond comb lasers can provide accurate measurement of absolute distance in formation flying space missions.NPL, along ... Read more...

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Water on moon brings colonisation dream nearer


September 25th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Discovery of water on the moon by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 may bolster US space agency NASA's long-held goal of setting up an outpost there, ... Read more...

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Inflatable shells could ensure safe landings for spacecrafts on Mars


August 12th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): NASA is planning to test inflatable shells for spacecraft traveling to Mars in the future, so as to ensure safe landings on the Red Planet.Before NASA's Mars ... Read more...

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Mystery of Venuss vanishing water may be solved soon


December 19th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 19 (ANI): With Venus Express making the first detection of an atmospheric loss process on the planets day-side, scientists have come closer to understanding where did all the water ... Read more...

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Source of geysers on Saturns moon Enceladus may be underground water


November 27th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A team of scientists has suggested that the source of plumes of water vapor and ice particles, spewing from geysers on Saturns moon Enceladus, may be an ... Read more...

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Indias Chandrayaan successfully settles into lunar trajectory


November 6th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 6 (ANI): Following a fifth orbit-raising maneuver, Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft has successfully settled into a trajectory that will take it to the Moon.Chandrayaan-1 is Indias first mission to venture ... Read more...

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ISRO says Chandrayaan-I progressing smoothly towards Moon


October 25th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 25 (ANI): ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair has said that Chandrayaan-1 has covered 20 percent of its journey towards moon as scientists on Saturday performed the second orbit-raising manoeuvre. ... Read more...

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Nano thrusters can make space travel cheaper


August 19th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Scientists have proposed the development of tiny nano thrusters that could be made into flat sheets mounted on the side of spacecrafts, which would be cost-effective, save ... Read more...

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China blasts off first data relay satellite


April 26th, 2008 - 1:18 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua) China launched the country's first data relay satellite Tianlian I Friday night. The satellite was launched on a Long March-3C carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre ... Read more...

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Researchers develop nanomaterial that turns radiation directly into electricity


March 28th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): US researchers have developed a nanomaterial that turns radiation directly into electricity, which could be used to produce a new era of spacecrafts and even Earth-based vehicles ... Read more...

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ESA observations indicate Mars and Venus are surprisingly similar


March 6th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Paris, March 6 (ANI): New observations by ESAs (European Space Agency) two spacecrafts have indicated that despite the differences in size and distance from the Sun, Mars and Venus are surprisingly similar.The ... Read more...

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