SpaceX Dragon ship calls off launch

As per latest news, U.S. historical launch of SpaceX Dragon ship, the first unmanned commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station has been delayed by at least three days.

The American SpaceX led by billionaire Elon Musk’s mission to make history by sending Dragon with the station was aborted just a half second ahead of the countdown to launch the company’s Dragon capsule carried by its Falcon rocket on yesterday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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China, Japan, US to experience ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse 150x150 China, Japan, US to experience ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar EclipseAmazing scene of ring of fire around the surface of moon as it passes in front of the fiery globe will have to been seen in sky in next week as a partial solar eclipse in which the moon pass in front of the sun.

Since 1994, the event will be for first time in past 18 years that an annular solar eclipse will be seen in this weekend by millions of people in Southeast Asia and the western U.S. up to 4.5 minutes.

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Three-man Soyuz crew lefts for space station

Russia’s first manned spaceship Soyuz carrying two Russians and one American blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) today.

NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba, Russians Gennady Padalka and Gennady Padalka, started their space journey by launching the Soyuz TMA-04M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to source.

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NASA trains Astronauts for Asteroid Mission

In yet, it is for first time that Nasa, the US space agency, plans to train astronauts for a asteroid mission as sending them three million miles away in space for making contact with an asteroid.

This most dreadful but challenging manned mission will proceed by the end of the next decade in which the trainer so far more than limit of the Moon, would travel 50,000 miles per hour around the Sun for entire a year. The time limit for astronauts to stay on the asteroid is of up to 30 days.

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TN to establish 500MW gas-fired power plant

500MW gas fired power plant 150x150 TN to establish 500MW gas fired power plantAs per reports, the “500MW gas-fired power plant” project in Tamil Nadu approved by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday.

During Assembly speech, she granted application of setting up project the Tamil Nadu in which fuel will be supplied from Gas Authority of India’s Kochi-Bangalore pipeline.

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Watch-out the Bigger and Brighter moon today

On the eve of ‘Buddha Purnima’ today, a “supermoon” has graced the night sky, seeing bigger and brighter than on any other night this year, while it comes closer to the Earth, with distance of 3,56,955 km.

The phenomenon, called “supermoon”, last appeared in March 2011, means the Moon sees up to 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual.

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Abbott will establish nutrition R&D centre with Biocon unit

Biotechnology 300x268 Abbott will establish nutrition R&D centre with Biocon unitAs per latest science field development, Abbott India Company is planning to set up its first Nutrition R&D Centre in home country.

Focusing on the development of nutrition products for maternal and child nutrition and diabetes care, the work of centre is likely to be start in June, will only be completed with partnership of Syngene, an arm of biotechnology company Biocon.

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Russia introduces Space Plan beyond 2030

Roscosmos 300x240 Russia introduces Space Plan beyond 2030As per recent announcement, Roscosmos, Russian space agency planned to send a man to the moon by 2030, currently developing a “prospective manned transportation system” to be sent to the moon.

Before finalizing its manned mission to moon, Moscow has set different space exploration activities- 2015, 2020, 2030 as the footpath for mission.

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NASA Scientists Discovers History of Asteroid Impacts in Earth Rocks

History of Asteroid 300x230 NASA Scientists Discovers History of Asteroid Impacts in Earth RocksThe latest research study of US space agency NASA concludes that billions of years ago, giant asteroids hit Earth with more frequency that was higher than the previously thought.

These asteroids, similar or larger than the one is the cause of the dinosaur extinction, believed to have killed the dinosaurs, would have seemed to be 10 km in diameter.

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ISRO successfully launches RISAT-1, PM congratulates

RISAT 1 satellite 285x300 ISRO successfully launches RISAT 1, PM congratulatesThe Indian Space technology has achieved another landmark with the successful launch of RISAT-1 satellite.

On the successful launch of the satellite, the Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of India’s first high tech spy satellite RISAT-1 from Sriharikota

Moreover, Manmohan Singh called Secretary Department of Space and ISRO Chief Mr. K Radhakrishnan to congratulate him and the other scientists to give them best wishes on the success of satellite launch.

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