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  • NASA feels pinch of US government shutdown 14-10-2013 01:04 PM

    The nearly two-week-long US government shutdown has had a marked effect on NASA as most of its employees were laid off and many programmes and experiments halted, a former NASA official said. George Abbey, former director of the Johnson Space Center located in Houston, told Xinhua that 97 percent of...
  • NASA sending world's first 3D printer into space 14-08-2013 04:51 PM

    Washington: NASA is set to launch world's first zero-G-ready 3D printer into space next year, during its resupply mission to the International Space Station, so that parts can be built on-demand in space. Space manufacturing company Made in Space's customised 3D printer will be the first device to manufacture parts...
  • Swati Chitnis to add more drama to 'Sasural Simar Ka' 30-07-2013 04:04 PM

    Mumbai: After focussing on the love of two sisters, TV show 'Sasural Simar Ka' shifts focus to new characters Falak Naaz and Swati Chitnis, and the latter says a lot is going to happen after she enters the show. While Falak will be seen in the negative role, Swati will...
  • Watch: Canadian astronaut's music video aboard International Space Station 14-05-2013 11:12 AM

    A music video shot aboard the International Space Station by a Canadian astronaut gets over 1.5 million hits on YouTube. ...
  • Sunita Williams returns after 4 months in space 19-11-2012 08:02 AM

    New Delhi: Record-setting Indian-American NASA astronaut Sunita Williams along with two other cosmonauts returned to Earth on Monday after four months in orbit. The Soyuz capsule, carrying the astronauts, touched down on the steppes of central Kazakhstan at 7.50 am IST. It was a perfect landing for Williams and two...
  • Sunita Williams greets Indians from space on Diwali 14-11-2012 12:50 PM

    New York: Indians around the world got a special Diwali message from outer space as the Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams sent out warm wishes on the occasion from the International Space Station. Floating upside down in the space station as she appeared on the screen before the Indian tricolour for...
  • US: Sunita Williams voted by absentee ballot 07-11-2012 07:47 AM

    Houston: Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, currently in space floating around in zero-gravity, voted for US presidential polls by absentee ballot. Sunita, along with flight engineer Kevin Ford, exercised her franchise in July while stationed in Russia even before heading up to the station aboard Soyuz ships launched from the Baikonur...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour set to land back to earth 31-07-2009 02:23 PM

    Endeavour blasted off from Florida on July 15 with 7 astronauts crew. ...
  • US astronauts install porch on ISS 19-07-2009 02:22 PM

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  • Watch: Celebs ready for Iss Jungle se Mujhe Bachaao 15-07-2009 02:36 AM

    Ten celebrities will participate in a reality show to be aired on Sony. ...
  • Atlantis could face weather turbulence 21-06-2007 09:15 PM

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  • Space tourist docks at space station 11-04-2007 11:31 PM

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  • Fly from India to US in 45 minutes? 30-01-2007 04:20 PM

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  • Atlantis glides to a safe landing 21-09-2006 12:53 PM

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