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SpaceX goals for historic rocket launch, touchdown

By   /  December 21, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on SpaceX goals for historic rocket launch, touchdown

MIAMI – SpaceX goals to make historical past Monday by touchdown its strongest Falcon 9 rocket in an upright place after launch, a key step towards making rockets as reusable as airplanes. The takeoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida is deliberate for eight:33 pm (third GMT Tuesday), marking SpaceX’s first launch since an explosion six months […]

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US astronauts start spacewalk to repair stalled rail automotive

By   /  December 21, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on US astronauts start spacewalk to repair stalled rail automotive

MIAMI – A pair of American astronauts started a spacewalk on Monday to maneuver a stalled rail automotive outdoors the Worldwide Area Station, NASA stated. The outing by Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra started at 7:forty five am (1245 GMT), the US area company stated. In the course of the three-hour spacewalk, the 2 males […]

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New US regulation legalises mining in area

By   /  December 8, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on New US regulation legalises mining in area

NEW YORK – Flashing some interplanetary gold bling and sipping “area water” may sound far-fetched, however each might quickly be actuality, because of a brand new US regulation that legalizes cosmic mining. In a primary, President Barack Obama signed laws on the finish of November that permits business extraction of minerals and different supplies, together […]

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Australia set to legalise rising of medicinal cannabis

By   /  October 17, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on Australia set to legalise rising of medicinal cannabis

SYDNEY – Australia Saturday launched plans to legalise the rising of cannabis for medicinal features, saying these struggling debilitating illnesses deserved entry to the most effective cures. Evaluation, most not too way back findings revealed inside the Journal of the American Medical Affiliation in June, confirmed marijuana has some effectiveness in serving to cope with […]

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Evidence of flowing liquid water on Mars: NASA

By   /  September 28, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on Evidence of flowing liquid water on Mars: NASA

Monday 28 September, 2015 WASHINGTON – Liquid water has been observed on the planet Mars, the US space agency NASA said Monday. “Mars is not the dry, arid planet we thought of in the past,” Jim Green, NASA’s planetary science director, told a press conference. “Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on Mars.” […]

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Israeli mini-scanner tells what’s in food, drink or pills

By   /  September 11, 2015  /  MENA, SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on Israeli mini-scanner tells what’s in food, drink or pills

Friday 11 September, 2015 HOD HASHARON (ISRAEL) – An Israeli start-up has launched a pocket device which analyses instantly the composition of food, drink, medication or other objects. Consumer Physics says its SCiO tool sends data on the chemical makeup of a substance to the user’s smartphone, where a variety of applications will present the […]

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NASA signs $490 mn contract with Russia for ISS travel

By   /  August 6, 2015  /  News, SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on NASA signs $490 mn contract with Russia for ISS travel

Thursday 06 August, 2015 WASHINGTON – NASA has extended a contract with Russia’s space agency for $490 million to carry US astronauts to the International Space Station amid a lack of Congressional funding, the US agency said. The United States will continue to rely exclusively on Russia to take astronauts to the orbiting outpost under […]

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US spacecraft survives close encounter with Pluto

By   /  July 15, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on US spacecraft survives close encounter with Pluto

Wednesday 15 July, 2015 LAUREL (UNITED STATES) – NASA’s New Horizons survived its historic flyby of Pluto, the US space agency said after receiving a long-awaited signal from the spacecraft that it was still intact. “We have a healthy spacecraft,” said mission operations manager Alice Bowman, confirming that contact had been made with the spacecraft […]

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NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

By   /  July 12, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

Sunday 12 July, 2015 MIAMI – There’s a near-perfect heart shape on Pluto’s rusty red surface which scientists are seeing for the first time as a piano-sized NASA spacecraft, New Horizons, hurtles toward the distant body on its way toward a historic flyby on July 14. The dwarf planet is also dotted with bright points […]

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after launch

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  SCIENCE & TECH  /  Comments Off on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after launch

Monday 29 June, 2015 CAPE CANVERAL – An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by internet tycoon Elon Musk. The accident was the third in less than a year involving US and Russian supply ships bound for the […]

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