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Virgin's test space craft crashes, pilot killed

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket explodes in mid-air during a test flight above the Mojave Desert in California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters One pilot died and another suffered a......

NASA's new rover camera may advance search for alien life

The next NASA rover to Mars or another planet may be quipped with a new "do-it-all" camera that can identify, photograph and even analyse patches of soil or rocks close up and far away, scientists......

PHOTO: Record-setting gas storm on Saturn

A NASA satellite has captured rare, record-setting 'burp' on the surface of Saturn in the aftermath of a massive storm, the US space agency said. Temperatures in Saturn's stratosphere soared more......

Lighting up moon's dark craters

Astronomers have created a new lunar topography map with the highest resolution of the moon's rugged south polar region, which they claim provides new data on some of the Earth's natural......

Discovery lands, ending days of anxiety

Space shuttle Discovery, with seven astronauts onboard, landed at the Edwards Air Force Base in California successfully, after a two-week stay in space, and ending days of anxiety about the safe......

Engineering marvel: World's largest solar power plant

One of the world's largest solar projects, which uses heat from the sun to generate power in California, opened on Thursday but may be the last of its kind in The Golden State.  Sprawling......

California solar project: Google puts $168 mn

Popular Internet engine Google has invested $168 million to help complete the construction of one of the world's biggest solar energy power plants in the state's Mojave Desert.The plant, Ivanpah......

Will the aviation sector recover in 2009?

As far as aviation goes, the less said about 2008 the better. Not only has the Indian industry been reeling with losses through the year, global airlines have had to watch over their tails like......

World's largest solar project in Gujarat

This could well be the world's largest solar power project at a single location if all goes as planned.The US-based Clinton Foundation is in talks with the Gujarat government to set up an......

Best vacations for thrill-seekers

Avid traveler Rocky Babson was tired of his regular trips to Asia, Europe and the Middle East. So when he read about Incredible Adventures, a company that offered the chance to fly a real L-39......
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GE turbines to power wind farm in British Columbia

General Electric will be supplying 61 wind turbines to a 180-megawatt project in British Columbia. The project, Meikle wind farm , is being... ...

http://www.greentechlead.com/wind/ge-turbines-to-power-wind-farm-in-british-columbia-27136
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Pilot Describes Harrowing Free Fall After Breakup

Free-falling miles above the desert, his test spaceship ripped to pieces and the frigid air hard to breathe, pilot Peter Siebold struggled through... ...

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/science/news/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-pilot-describes-harrowing-free-fall-after-breakup-721364
Co-pilot of Virgin Galactic spaceship unlocked brakes early

US government safety investigators said today the crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was caused by a catastrophic structural failure... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/science/us-agency-copilot-of-virgin-galactic-spaceship-unlocked-brakes-early/article7477371.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
U.S. investigators blame Virgin Galactic crash on lax pilot training

A piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo … CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Federal investigators cited... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/pilot-training-fell-short-virgin-galactic-crash-investigators-163341790--finance.html
US officials examine Virgin Galactic spaceship crashed

The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/lifestyle/science/space-tourism-accident-investigation-us-officials-examine-virgin-galactic-spaceship-crashed/109267/

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