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SpaceX launches 10 satellites, but $6 mn nose cone crashes

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:24

Washington, March 31 (IANS) SpaceX has confirmed successful deployment of all 10 communications satellites to low-Earth orbit after their launch aboard a a Falcon 9 on Friday, but the company reported a glitch in landing the $6 million nose cone into a giant seaborne net.

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China-France satellite launch in September

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:24

Beijing, March 31 (IANS) An ocean-observing satellite developed by China and France will be launched in September, according to China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT).

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Tupperware containers to help NASA astronauts eat fresh food

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 10:20

Washington, March 31 (IANS) Tupperware, a household name when it comes to keeping food fresh, is now helping NASA improve astronauts' diet with its airtight plastic containers at the International Space Station (ISS).

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SpaceX launches rocket carrying 10 communication satellites

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 02:14

Washington, March 31 (IANS) American aerospace company SpaceX on Friday successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 telecommunications satellites from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California.

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Submit your name to go onboard NASA's new solar mission

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 15:08

Washington, March 30 (IANS) NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard NASAs historic Parker Solar Probe mission, to be launched this summer.

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China's space lab set for re-entry

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:24

Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China's defunct space lab, Tiangong-1, is scheduled to re-enter Earth over the weekend, the media reported on Friday.

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India successfully launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 18:06

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), March 29 (IANS) India on Thursday successfully launched the GSAT-6A satellite that would provide mobile communication facilities, using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08), in a copy book style.

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India successfully launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:26

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), March 29 (IANS) India on Thursday successfully launched the GSAT-6A satellite that would provide mobile communication facilities, using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08), in a copy book style.

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GSLV rocket with GSAT-6A satellite lifts off

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:02

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), March 29 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying communication satellite GSAT-6A lifted off from the Sriharikota Spaceport in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday evening.

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Delhiites at high risk of suffering from brittle bones

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 15:48

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A new study has found that people in the city are at a high risk of suffering from brittle bones which can cause fractures even with simple acts like bending over or coughing.

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