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India successfully launches first space observatory Astrosat into orbit

Just over 22 minutes into the flight, the rocket put Astrosat into orbit at an altitude of 650 km above the earth    Joining an elite group of nations, India on Monday successfully......

Revealed: The 'dark side' of Moon

A NASA satellite, orbiting one million miles away, has captured stunning images of the Moon passing the Earth's sunlit side, which show the 'dark side' of the lunar body that is never visible from......

PICS: NASA's satellite clicks UNSEEN events on earth

Aqua, Latin for water, is a NASA Earth Science satellite mission named for the large amount of information that the mission is collecting about the Earth's water cycle, including evaporation from......

AMAZING VIEWS: Himalayas, Ganga, more from space!

Launched in 2002, European Space Agency's Envisat is the largest Earth observation spacecraft ever built. It carries ten sophisticated optical and radar instruments to provide continuous......

DAZZLING! Nasa's first 360-degree image of Sun

NASA has released the first-ever 360-degree panoramic images of the Sun. Two Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory satellites, launched in 2006, have gradually been drifting apart -- one in front......

Space tourism a good scope for insurance firms

As space tourism matures, it holds tremendous opportunity for insurance companies to offer risk coverage to those on-board, similar to what they do for passengers of airlines, industry officials......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

Homes for the mobile

Ram Charan's wheeled suitcase functions as a virtual home. The 67-year-old management consultant and writer of business books sleeps in five-star hotels every night of the week, every week of the......

Mall monument to India's consumer class

What in a few years will be India's largest shopping mall today is a kilometre-long, three-storey deep hole in the earth marked with a billboard the size of a tennis court.By 2010, the "Mall of......

China plans to be a software giant

China has announced a five-year blueprint for the development of high-tech industries, including basic software as well as large applied software and integrated systems. During the 11th Five-Year......

Shah Rukh shines in Swades

So the big question is: Is Swades IT?Here's a look at the baggage it carries:Director Ashutosh Gowariker's Lagaan was one of the biggest hits in 2001. Lagaan also won an Oscar nomination in the......

Solar storm could disrupt London Olympics

Despite all preparations almost complete for the 2012 London Olympics, the organisers of the 9.3 billion mega event are now faced with some genuine problem as London could suffer a solar storm......
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NASA to Announce Selections for Small Satellite Launch Contract

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NASA Television to Air CubeSat Launch Events

From the Wires Oct. 7, 2015 05:33 AM WASHINGTON , Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen NASA and National Reconnaissance Office... ...

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Can't drink at the Mars bar yet

Every deep sea dive, every satellite into orbit around Earth, every next step into the densest jungles reveals to us one more thing about our... ...
Public Invited to Name China's Dark Matter Probe Satellite

China's public will have a chance to name a dark matter probe satellite expected to be launched by the end of this year, the media reported. The... ...

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