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Russia marks Sputnik's 50th anniversary

Russia on Thursday marked the golden jubilee of the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, which sparked off a space race between the then Communist state and the US 50 years ago. Giant......

When US almost blew up the moon to prove a point

The United States had planned to blow up the moon with a nuclear bomb in the 1950s. At the height of the space race, the US considered detonating an atom bomb on the moon as a display of America's......

The last column K Subrahmanyam never wrote

India's foremost grand strategist shaped policy from the outside, seeking to enhance India's power without seeking any for himself, says Sanjaya BaruHis voice was faint, almost conspiratorial.......

What Obama said in his State of the Union speech

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered his State of the Union speech in the US Congress. Here's the transcript:Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th......

Rock Star Rocket Scientist

Something seems to happen to you guys when you cross the Atlantic. You become a changed personality. I wanted to find out why?" said Dr Kalam. The large audience just loved the opening. They had......

It's time to focus on human capital

There was a Sputnik moment in the world of global education in December 2010.About 5,000 students from China, included for the first time in the The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

12 innovations from the 1950s that we still use today

The decade of 1950s is marked with some of the major scientific innovations such as the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA and the launch of Sputnik I, which started the Space Race. It......

Chelsea and Inter through, Milan have to wait

Inter Milan and Chelsea secured their places in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday but AC Milan will have to wait after an 89th-minute goal by Ronaldinho gave Barcelona a 2-1 win......

  People speak for sputnik

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Giaa
Q. What is the name of the first satellite sent into space?
Giaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-the-first-satellite-sent-into-space/26775197/answers/

anil garg
Q. The launch of Sputnik in 1957 inaugurated the space age.True or False
Anil Garg:  A. sputnik ....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-launch-of-sputnik-in-1957-inaugurated-the-space-age.true/25625625/answers/26775201

Flying Saucer
Q. two dogs named Belka and Strelka,40 mice,and 2 rats were part of the historical flight of Sputnik 5 into space in the year......?
Flying Saucer:  A. TRUE more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/two-dogs-named-belka-and-strelka40-miceand-2-rats-were-part-/23949461/answers/25625645

gurpreet
Q. What are some names of unmanned missions?
Gurpreet:  A. August 19, 1960 :) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-some-names-of-unmanned-missions/23877333/answers/23949470

  Web results for Sputnik
NASA Space Exhibition to be held in Bangkok, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is lending its full support to Central Pattana, Thaicom and BEC Tero Entertainment to stage the NASA Space... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/nasa-space-exhibition-held-bangkok-first-kind-southeast-asia/
Kasturirangan calls for focus on space research

d CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory celebrated the 72nd CSIR Foundation Day. CSIR-NML Director S Srikanth, while delivering the welcome... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/ranchi/kasturirangan-calls-for-focus-on-space-research.html
Non-human handles score big on Twitter

When Sputnik 1 blasted off into space in 1957, boldly going where no manmade device had gone before, it beeped. That beep, which could be heard on... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533923/s/3ee1f053/sc/4/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ctech0Csocial0CNon0Ehuman0Ehandles0Escore0Ebig0Eon0ETwitter0Carticleshow0C43619720A0Bcms/story01.htm
Now, Magalyaan will explore life on the red planet

— By , September 25, 2014 12:20 am The Mars Colour Camera will supply images of two moons, sensors will look for methane gas Bangalore : Five... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/now-magalyaan-will-explore-life-on-the-red-planet/
Made-in-India Mangalyaan reaches Mars, ISRO shows US, Europe, Russia how to do it in the first attempt

New Delhi: Space exploration is the cutting edge of technology and on September 24, 2014 the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) made a... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/madeinindia-mangalyaan-reaches-mars-isro-shows-us-europe-russia-how-to-do-it-in-the-first-attempt/501498-11.html

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