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Researchers to Send, Grow in Space

In a curiosity to understand what will happen to plants when there is no gravity in space, researchers are now set to study 1,000 plant seedlings grown in space. Researchers from University of Wisconsin recently welcomed the delivery of the plant seedlings from the International Space Station. The plants grown in space will be frozen and their RNA will be ...

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Double Asteroid’s shape and size determined for first time by astronomers

Volunteer astronomers in the US have determined for the first time the shape and size of the double asteroid Patroclus-Menoetius that passed directly in front of a star Oct 20. Led by Marc Buie, staff scientist in Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), the astronomers observed the event, known as an occultation, from multiple sites where each observer recorded the precise time ...

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Antaras Racket Explodes Mid-air; 5000 Pounds of Supplies, Instruments to ISS Damaged

An unmanned spaceship operated by private firm Orbital Sciences Corp’s aboard Antares rocket with Cygnus cargo spacecraft blew up mid-air at 6:22 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The mid-air accident occurred at Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, said NASA in a statement. The contractor of the porject Orbital Sciences Corp. said ...

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UFO Advocates Cite NASA Video of ‘Tether Incident’, Say Aliens Visible [Watch Video]

UFO enthusiasts and supporters have one more incident to insist that aliens do exist and now armed with NASA video of the so-called “Tether Incident” say the mishap occurred in the space due to aliens. The “tether incident” actually occurred on February 25, 1996, on the fourth day of a 15-day NASA-Italian mission that went wrong in space while deploying ...

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Nokia partners with Virgin Atlantic to enable wireless recharging during flights

Nokia has entered into a deal with Virgin Atlantic to offer wireless charging facilities at its London Heathrow Clubhouse for passengers who want to recharge their phones before a flight. New Nokia wireless charging plates will be introduced in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow later this year. Nokia and Virgin Atlantic also plan to expand wireless charging to ...

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