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Karachi blast kills one, injures 20 (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) A roadside bomb ripped through a bus carrying government employees in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday, killing one person and injuring 20 others.The blast took ... Read more...

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German satellite to strike earth Saturday night


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Parts of Germany's x-ray telescope ROSAT are to crash to Earth Saturday night, the country's DLR space agency reported.According to specialists following satellites falling from ... Read more...

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Defunct satellite has fallen back to Earth: NASA


September 24th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) A decommissioned US satellite fell back to Earth but its precise re-entry time and location remained unknown, US space agency NASA said Saturday."The Upper Atmosphere Research ... Read more...

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Scientists try to speculate where the satellite will land after falling on earth


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists around the world are in a race against time to determine where the falling NASA satellite will land. The 6,500kg Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite which ... 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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Out-of-control satellite tumbling back to Earth, expected to miss North America


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Debris from an old out-of-control U.S. satellite is expected to fall somewhere on Earth on Friday afternoon, NASA said, although the debris is expected to miss North ... Read more...

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NASA satellite to fall to Earth on Friday


September 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from NASA say the 5.4 ton Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) will fall to the planet on Friday. Scientists say the satellite will explode on ... Read more...

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Six-tonne satellite to fall from orbit


September 9th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A six-tonne satellite, launched in 1991 and which completed its mission in 2005, will now fall out of orbit. Its debris would possible spread over large ... Read more...

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China launches Pakistan’s first communications satellite


August 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) China has launched Pakistan's first communications satellite that will provide TV broadcasting, Internet and data services, it was reported here.The country's first communications satellite PAKSAT-1R, which ... Read more...

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China launches communications satellite for Pakistan


August 12th, 2011 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) China has launched a communications satellite for Pakistan from its Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported Friday.Launched at 0:15 a.m. Friday, the satellite ... Read more...

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US charges Pakistani man for smuggling materials for Pak’s nuke programme


March 10th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10(ANI): US prosecutors have charged a Pakistani man with running a smuggling operation that shipped materials and equipments illegally to the blacklisted agencies operating Pakistan's nuclear programme.A grand-jury indictment ... Read more...

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Pak inks 220-million-dollar satellite deal with China


September 19th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 19 (ANI): Pakistan has signed an agreement with China to provide a 220-million-dollar financial grant to help the Islamic country launch a communication satellite.The operational life of Pakistan's existing satellite ... Read more...

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Pak to launch first indigenous communications satellite in 2011


April 13th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.13 (ANI): Pakistan's Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) will launch the country's first indigenously developed communications satellite on August 14, 2011.SUPARCO Director Dr. Mohammad Riaz Suddle revealed that the ... Read more...

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China agrees to deliver a telecom satellite to Pak


October 17th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Oct. 17 (ANI): China will launch a telecommunication satellite PakSat-1R for Pakistan in 2011. Contracts for the satellite deal were sealed on Wednesday in the presence of presidents from ... Read more...

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