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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......

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......

India's Grapes of Wrath

When I read yet another report about a farmer who commits suicide, I sit transfixed trying to imagine the depths of despair a man must sink to before he decides to kill himself and abandon his......
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What to Drive in Telluride

For years, Jeep has had difficulty building enough Wranglers to satisfy demand, but that hasn't kept the brand's marketing and product planning... ...

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Why Ducati's Scrambler is your dream

Overlooking the vast Mojave Desert and the tony golf andmartini mecca of Palm Springs in California are the San Jacinto Mountains. The craggy peaks... ...

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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
Pilot training fell short in Virgin Galactic crash, investigators say

CAPE CANAVERAL: Test pilots at the helm of a Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship that crashed last year were unaware of the catastrophic... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/pilot-training-fell-short-in-virgin-galactic-crash-investigators-say/articleshow/48257717.cms

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