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Mangalyaan, GSLV Mark III Success Pushes ISRO to Ponder Sending Manned Mission Into Space Next

The itinerari of Indian space agency ISRO is clear now with the successful launch of the Mars Mission Mangalyaan in September 2013 and the experiment of its re-entry capable GSLC Mark III launch vehicle. Buoyed with the success, ISRO is pondering its next mission to send Indian astronauts into space, confirmed Dr K. Radhakrishnan, who served as the chairman of ...

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Merry Christmas! NASA astronauts celebrate in space station ISS

The Chirstmas tree is up and Christmas celebrations are on in the zero-gravity nest of astronauts in space aboard International Space Station (ISS). As astronauts continue advanced space research to benefit life on the Earth and in space, the team including Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is in the holiday spirit. The ISS is decorated with stockings for each crew member ...

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Yes, PK is Alien on Earth as Predicted

The early reviews of ‘PK’ show that what was written in these columns in July about the possibility of an alien landing on earth and acclamatizing himself with his surroundings both in culture and language turned to be true as early movie reviews came out. Though the prediction was refuted by Aamir Khan and others, it was true as the ...

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Star dust, main clue to formation of life on planets, recreated in lab

Star dust in deeper space may provide clues to our understanding of the life-formation elements on planets, especially by recreating isotopes that result when a star explodes. The dust left behind after explosion can help space scientists and pysicists trace the location where the possibility of life-supporting elements do exist in space, said Indian-origin researcher Zena Patel. “Our study essentially ...

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ISRO All Set to Launch its ‘Mini Orion’ GSLV Mark III Mission on Dec. 18 (Photos)

ISRO will launch its GSLV Mk-III X / CARE Mission, the first experimental suborbital flight of India’s latest generation Launch Vehicle- GSLV Mk-III, next Thursday, December 18, 2014 between 9am and 12pm window from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota and has sought applications for media coverage of the event. The mission, close on the heels of similar mission successfully ...

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NASA Approves, Boeing Clears First Hurdle To Send Human to Space

The completion of first milestone of Boeing, in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from the US, has been approved by NASA. As part of a groundbreaking Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract, the Certification Baseline Review is the first of many more milestones, including flight tests from Florida’s Space Coast that will establish ...

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Uwingu Sends 90000 ‘Beam me to Mars’ Messages; To Submit List to US Congress, NASA, UN

Uwingu, the space funding outfit, has reportedly finished sending 88,798 messages it collexcted from earthlings under the “Beam Me To Mars” initiative to send digital radio-wave transmissions of their names, messages and pictures to Mars. The entire transmission will be repeated again, before th copies are sent to the US Congress, to NASA headquarters in Washington, and the United Nations ...

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Space DNA Helps to Find Extraterrestrial Life

A unique space experiment has found that DNA has the capability to survive extreme conditions of space and re-entry into Earth’s dense atmosphere – raising the possibility of finding extraterrestrial life. During the experiment, small, double-stranded DNA molecules were applied to the outer shell of the payload section of a rocket. After the launch, space flight, re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere ...

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