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US launches spy satellite


April 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The US has launched a spy satellite that will help government agencies improve national security by monitoring other parts of the world.A Delta IV rocket, carrying ... Read more...

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US Air Force launches second robotic space plane on mystery mission


March 6th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.6 (ANI): The United States Air Force has launched its second 37B Robotic Space Plane on Mystery Mission.The unmanned X-37B mini-shuttle, known as Orbital Test Vehicle 2 (OTV-2) took to the ... Read more...

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Vandenberg Launches Mammoth Sized Delta IV Rocket


January 21st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California witnessed the most awaited and the biggest rocket launch ever at the Vandenberg Air Force Base of Santa Barbara County. The rocket, namely Delta IV ... Read more...

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US Air Force’s ’secret’ space shuttle goes missing again


October 13th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): The X-37B - 'secret' space shuttle of US Air Force has gone missing again and rumours are abound that it may have landed somewhere.The X-37B has been orbiting ... Read more...

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Astronomers claim to have found US Air Force’s ‘top secret’ space shuttle


May 24th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): A group of amateur astronomers claim to have unravelled the mission of US Air Force X-37B secret space plane.The X-37B took off from Florida in April amid ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens to launch strikes against South Korea


May 27th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), May 27 (ANI): North Korea on Wednesday threatened to launch military strikes against South Korea if any of its ships were stopped or searched as part of an American-led ... Read more...

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North Korea reported to have launched a fifth missile


May 27th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), May 27 (ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has reportedly launched a third short-range missile from its east coast, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Wednesday, ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams UPA for forging ‘India-Israel-US axis’


April 24th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday attacked the Manmohan Singh government for "forging a deep security and military collaboration with Israel" and raised questions about ... Read more...

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US and Russian satellites collide in space (Roundup)


February 13th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Moscow, Feb 13 (DPA) A US satellite was destroyed in an unprecedented collision with a spent Russian satellite, raising fears of danger to other satellites, a report said Thursday. The collision between Iridium-33, ... Read more...

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CPI (M) demands protection of 53,000 employees of Satyam Computers


January 9th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Jan 9 (ANI): CPI (M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury has demanded the Government''s intervention to protect the 53,000 employees of the Satyam Computers after the company''s chairman Ramalinga Raju resigned ... Read more...

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Follow-up of popular science stories of 2008


December 31st, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Nature magazine has followed up on some popular scientific news stories of 2008, to find out what happened next.The selected stories are:Seed store puts on weight: ... Read more...

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Top 10 articles on weapons technology in 2008


December 31st, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): New Scientist has outlined a list of its most read articles on weapons technology in the year 2008.So, the top 10 articles on weapons technology in 2008 ... Read more...

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Dutch think tank warns of EU space-related arms race


November 21st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.21 (ANI): A think tank in The Netherlands has warned that the European Union is developing a military space policy that has the "potential for triggering an arms race in ... Read more...

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Iran has renewed work on developing nuclear weapons, say Western security sources


September 12th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.12 (ANI): Fresh evidence has emerged that suggests Iran has renewed work on developing nuclear weapons. The Telegraph quoted Western security sources as saying that American spy satellites have identified a ... Read more...

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Almost 40-year-old tribute to Lenin spotted on Google Earth!


September 7th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 7 (ANI): A mammoth tribute cut out of thousands of trees, which honours Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, has been spotted on Google Earth.According to EnglishRussia, the blog which spotted ... Read more...

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Pentagons new sensors would give laser attack warnings for satellites


May 29th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): In a move which is bound to be interpreted as a further step towards the militarisation of space, the Pentagon is developing sensors to pinpoint a ground-based ... Read more...

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Japan makes it legal to send up spy satellites


May 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tokyo, May 21 (DPA) Japan's parliament enacted the country's first law on the use of outer space for military purposes Wednesday, allowing for the development and operation of spy satellites. The bill's ... Read more...

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Western experts looking for signs of damage in Chinese N-sites in earthquake


May 16th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 16 (ANI): Chinas main centres for designing, making and storing nuclear arms lie in the shattered earthquake zone, and leading Western experts are looking for signs of any ... Read more...

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India concerned at China’s growing n-submarine fleet


May 5th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) While brushing off any security implications due to the deployment of Chinese nuclear submarines at a spot near India, Chief of Navy Staff Admiral Sureesh Mehta Monday ... Read more...

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China has secretly built a nuke submarine base


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
London, May 2 (ANI): China has secretly built a major underground nuclear submarine base that could threaten Asian countries and challenge American power in the region. Satellite imagery, passed to The ... Read more...

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US missile hits failed spy satellite over Pacific


February 21st, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Washington, Feb 21 (DPA) The US Navy has successfully hit a falling spy satellite with a missile fired late Wednesday from a warship in the Pacific Ocean, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed. The ... Read more...

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Falling satellite poses little threat to human life


January 29th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A report in New Scientist has said that a spy satellite which is falling back to Earth after its power systems failed, poses little threat to human life.According ... Read more...

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