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Neil Armstrong, first man on moon, laid to rest


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, was laid to rest in the Atlantic in a burial-at-sea service aboard ... Read more...

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NASA trains astronauts to land on asteroid


May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) In a space mission straight from the movie "Armageddon", astronauts are being trained to land on an asteroid, explore it for minerals and even destroy the ... Read more...

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First Marut’s maiden flight remembered at HAL (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Friday re-kindled fond memories of the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber Marut (HF-24), which took to skies ... Read more...

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‘Green Lantern’ lacks enthralling light (IANS Movie Review)


June 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Green Lantern"; Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard; Director: Martin Campbell; Rating: ** 1/2Superhero films, in their dark, young days, were simple, showed no moral or intellectual depth ... Read more...

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HAL relives first fighter’s maiden flight 50 years ago


June 17th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) celebrated the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber here Friday. It was on this day five decades ago ... Read more...

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BAE Systems achieves major capability milestone on Typhoon


March 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Eurofighter Typhoon, which is one of the six aircraft in contention for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat jets, has ... Read more...

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Spitfire designer’s family angry over school renaming


February 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): The family of the creator of the Spitfire, Reginald 'RJ' Mitchell, have expressed dismay that a school named in his honour is to be closed. Mitchell High School, in ... Read more...

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‘Test flight of stealth jet intended to show China’s sovereignty’


January 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) The first test flight of a stealth fighter by China was intended to declare the country's freedom to take action as part of its national strategy, a media ... Read more...

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Navy launches first fighter jet that uses electromagnetism, not steam


December 25th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): The US naval force has launched for the first time, a fighter jet that uses the force of electromagnetism instead of steam power to fly.The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch ... Read more...

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‘Green Lantern’ Trailer Released, Whats In Store For Us?


November 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
You will be very glad to see the trailer that shows some exciting shots increasing our excitement level. But the trailer which released on Tuesday might be deceptive too. Warner Brothers ... Read more...

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Neil Armstrong turns 80


August 5th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (DPA) In the four decades since the world watched his "one giant leap for mankind", Neil Armstrong hasn't had much use for the limelight. So as, the first man ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds Injured Shoulder While Shooting For ‘Green Lantern’


July 15th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Canadian television and film actor Ryan Reynolds, has injured his shoulder during shooting on the New Orleans set of the DC comic ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin claims Russian fighter jet superior to US rival


June 18th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has claimed that the country's newest fighter would trump a US-built rival, the F-22 Raptor.Putin watched a test flight of a "fifth-generation" ... Read more...

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Eurofighter displays cockpit demonstrator at Berlin air show


June 9th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) Leading European aerospace consortium Eurofighter GmbH showcased its Eurofighter cockpit demonstrator and a replica of its Typhoon medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) along with its powerful ... Read more...

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Transgender Amanda Simpson becomes a Commerce appointee


January 5th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has named Amanda Simpson to be a Senior Technical Advisor to the Commerce Department. Amada Simpson is a member of the National ... Read more...

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Transgender Amanda Simpson Appointed As Senior Technical Advisor


January 5th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a development that can boost the morale of the LGBT community, Amanda Simpson has been selected as the Commerce Department's senior technical advisor. The appointment ... Read more...

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Flying car to be unveiled in 2011 (With Image)


June 24th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) The flying car is on its way.An American company Terrafugia Transition, based near Boston, is set to unveil the dual-purpose car-cum-plane vehicle called 'The Flying Car' ... Read more...

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Air Force T-38 Talon crashes in California killing one


May 22nd, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
An Air Force T-38 Talon jet on a training mission from Edwards Air Force Base in California has crashed in the Mojave Desert, killing one crew member and injuring the other. The ... Read more...

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NASA shuttle commander to tweet from space!


May 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): NASA astronaut Mark Polansky, commander of the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in June this year, is sharing updates about his training and ... Read more...

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F-22 fighter jet crashes near Edwards Air Force Base


March 26th, 2009 - 2:08 am ICT by admin
A F-22 fighter jet crashed near the Edwards Air Force Base in California on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the US Air Force tells BNO News.The aircraft, which was carrying one person, ... Read more...

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US fighter jet’s tyres burst at Aero India show


February 15th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Two rear tyres of the US fighter jet F-16IN Super Viper of global aerospace major Lockheed Martin burst Sunday afternoon while landing after a regular sortie at Aero ... Read more...

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Indian woman becomes world’s first to fly Russian fighter (Interview)


February 15th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Suman Sharma, daughter of a retired Indian naval officer and an army colonel's sister, became the world's first woman to fly the mighty Russian MiG-35 fighter jet at ... Read more...

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Congress MP Naveen Jindal flies in fighter at air show


February 15th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress parliamentarian and industrialist Naveen Jindal was Saturday flown in fighter jet F/A 18 of US aerospace major Boeing at Aero India international air show here."I dedicate ... Read more...

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India’’s only cosmonaut flies in Boeing FA-18 Super Hornet in Bangalore


February 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 14 (ANI): India''s only cosmonaut, Wing Commander (retired) Rakesh Sharma flew in the Boeing-made FA-18 Super Hornet at Aero India 2009 in Bangalore on Friday. Dressed in the pilot overhauls, ... Read more...

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And now, Indian cosmonaut flies Boeing fighter jet


February 13th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) India's only cosmonaut Wing Commander (retd) Rakesh Sharma Friday co-piloted Boeing's fighter jet F/A-18 Super Hornet at the Aero India international air show here. "It was very exciting. It ... Read more...

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Flying in F-16 most exhilarating after Olympics: Bindra


February 13th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) Indian ace shooter and Olympics Gold medallist Abhinav Bindra was on cloud nine Thursday after he flew in US fighter jet F-16IN of global aerospace major Lockheed Martin ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra to fly aboard F-16IN at Aero India-2009


February 6th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Ace Indian shooter and the country's first Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will fly aboard Lockheed Martin's fighter jet F-16IN at the Aero India international air show here ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic denies reports of problems with space tourism project


January 9th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Richard Bransons Virgin Galactic company has denied claims that one of the craft in its space tourism project is suffering difficulties with its rudder.Branson had unveiled the ... Read more...

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HAL delivers first Indian-built Hawk to IAF


August 14th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Thursday delivered the first indigenously built Hawk Mk-132 advanced jet trainer (AJT) to the Indian Air Force (IAF). Designed by the ... Read more...

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Olympic torch paraded on Great Wall


August 7th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 7 (DPA) The Olympic torch relay reached the Great Wall of China on the eve of Friday's lighting of the cauldron at the opening ceremony in Beijing's National Stadium. Li ... Read more...

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Real life Biggles lands an honour at 89


June 25th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, June 25 (ANI): Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown's tales of daring read like a Boy's Own adventure. He was the first man to land a jet plane on an aircraft carrier, and ... Read more...

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Tejas on its maiden flight breaks sound barrier


June 17th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 17 (ANI): The much-awaited maiden flight of Tejas Limited Series Production aircraft (LSP-2) took place at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport. This is the second time that a Tejas ... Read more...

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French pilot successfully flies battery-powered aircraft for 48 minutes


January 3rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
London, January 3 (ANI): It seems that the dream of environmentally friendly aviation is very close to reality, with a French test pilot successfully flying an aircraft propelled by an electric motor. ... Read more...

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Greg Berlanti set to helm comic superhero ‘Green Lantern’ film


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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