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NASA Names New Space Bacteria on ISS After Dr. Abdul Kalam

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A new radiation-resistant bacteria found on the filters of the International Space Station (ISS) has been named ‘Solibacillus kalamii’ to honour the late Indian President, Dr Abdul Kalam. Dr Kalam was a renowned missile and space scientist and took his initial lessons in rocket technology at NASA in 1963 before India’s first rocket-launching facility was set up in Thumba in ...

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KalamSat, World’s Smallest Space Cube for Experiment, Not Orbiting Satellite: Clarifies NASA

  The space experiment by India’s 18-year-old student Rifath Sharook weighing just 64 grams will be launched as part of the payload of NASA’s next mission on June 22, 2017, but it will not be placed in any orbit, clarified NASA on Friday. Named after India’s former President and scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the smallest cube experiment was part of ...

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UN GlobalSat: Naming After Abdul Kalam, a Befitting Tribute to Astrophysicist

In a befitting tribute to the former president of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, a UN-sponsored global satellite will be named after him. The satellite, GlobalSat, is an effort of 150 partner nations for observation of Earth and Disaster Risk Reduction and the decision to name it after Dr Kalam came when Milind Pimprikar, Chairman of CANEUS (Canada-Europe-US-Asia) headquartered in ...

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Watch: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh Offers Heartfelt Condolences to PM Modi

Video gone viral recently of Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister and BJP (Bharatiya Janta Party) Leader Dr Raman Singh, who offered his heartfelt condolence to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was mistook by people. Accordingly, the footage is of a press meet when the CM paid homage to Gopinath Munde who died few months ago. Apparently, it made rounds on internet today as people ...

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Live: Kalam’s Last Rite Begins at Rameswaram

Former President and India’s “Missile Man” Abdul Kalam, who died on 27 July during a lecture at IIM Shillong, will be laid to rest on Thursday at his hometown Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. People’s President will be given a state funeral with military honors and will be buried at Pei Karumbu, near Rameshwaram town. Many senior leaders including PM Modi, Rahul ...

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Inspiring Quotes By Late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away at around 6:40 pm at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong while delivering a lecture after suffering a massive heart attack. Though the missile man of India is no more with us his inspiring quotes will always be remembered. PM to Recieve Ex-President Kalam’s Body at Delhi Airport: India Mourns Here are few ...

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Abdul Kalam’s Death: Was Jharkhand Education Minister’s Garland Row Premonition?

Just last Monday, Jharkhand’s education minister Neera Yadav garlanded the photo of APJ Abdul Kalam unknowingly as such tribute is paid to expired individuals. But it turned out true just a week later on the following Monday when Dr Kalam died of heart attack while delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong at 6:40 PM. The minister said it was merely ...

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