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Indian-origin doctor gets trained to travel to space to conduct experiments

Indian-origin doctor gets trained to travel to space to conduct experiments

An Indian-origin neurosurgeon doctor in Canada is training for a scientist-astronaut project which give her the chance to conduct experiments in space a media report said. Dr Shawna Pandya has…

NASA confirms evidence of water on Mars

NASA confirms evidence of water on Mars

For the first time, NASA has confirmed the existence of liquid water on the surface of Mars, thereby boosting hopes for life there. NASA researchers using an imager aboard the…

India joins the list of space observatory owners after successfully launching ASTROSAT

India joins the list of space observatory owners after successfully launching ASTROSAT

Astrosat is India’s first dedicated astronomy satellite and was successfully launched on board the PSLV on 28 September 2015. Thereby, India joins the list of selected group of nations owning…

Chandrayaan-2 India’s second lunar mission to be launched in 2017

Chandrayaan-2 India’s second lunar mission to be launched in 2017

India’s second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2 will be launched in 2017 with an approximate lift-off mass of 2,650 kg from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. Indian Space Research Organization…

Embryonic twin discovered in a woman’s brain hailing from Hyderabad….

Embryonic twin discovered in a woman’s brain hailing from Hyderabad….

An Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad underwent brain surgery to find what she jokingly called her “evil twin sister who’s been torturing me for the past 26 years”.…

UK to pioneer Meningitis B Vaccination

UK to pioneer Meningitis B Vaccination

United Kingdom is the first country in the world to introduce a nationwide vaccine programme for Meningitis. All babies in the UK will be vaccinated against Meningitis from this September,…

‘India’s waterman’ Rajendra Singh wins ‘Nobel prize for water’ 2015

‘India’s waterman’ Rajendra Singh wins ‘Nobel prize for water’ 2015

An Indian campaigner from Alwar district in Rajasthan has been conferred “the Nobel Prize for water 2015” award for bringing water to 1,000 villages. Rajendra Singh, dubbed “the Water Man…

ISRO launches India’s heaviest rocket GSLV-3 successfully

ISRO launches India’s heaviest rocket GSLV-3 successfully

The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched its heaviest maiden rocket – the GSLV-3 from Sriharikota on Thursday, as its next step towards putting a man in space. The 630-tonne,…

NASA launches Orion spaceship to take humans to Mars

NASA launches Orion spaceship to take humans to Mars

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is built to take humans farther than they’ve ever gone before. Orion will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry the crew to space, provide emergency…

UK to lead Moon lading mission funded by public

UK to lead Moon lading mission funded by public

Landing on moon is nothing new to mankind. But a group of UK scientists and entrepreneurs are hoping to boldly go where no one has gone before. British team is…

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