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Sushma Swaraj’s tweets built bridges, won hearts

Sushma Swaraj’s tweets built bridges, won hearts

🕔19:19, 7.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 7  Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who earned praise from people cutting across political inclinations for her passion to serve Indians, effectively used social media, particularly Twitter, to help people in distress. “Even if you are

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NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

🕔13:44, 27.Sep 2018

Washington, Sep 27  Revealing its human explorations plans, NASA has told the US Congress that the agency is currently focusing on developing technologies and systems that enable a series of human and robotic lunar missions that are extensible to Mars.

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NASA sending first-ever mission to study Mars’ deep interior

NASA sending first-ever mission to study Mars’ deep interior

🕔10:43, 30.Mar 2018

Washington, March 30  In a bid to study the deep interior of the Red Planet and find traces of how it was formed, NASA is all set to send a first-ever such mission to Mars. Scheduled to launch on May

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NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

🕔12:48, 31.Mar 2016

Washington, March 31  The US space agency and tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to create “Destination: Mars”, a guided tour of Mars using the same Hololens headset technology that helps scientists plan the Curiosity rover’s activities on Red Planet.It

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After finding water, NASA’s Mars rover scouts new location

After finding water, NASA’s Mars rover scouts new location

🕔11:50, 20.Aug 2015

Washington, Aug 20  After investigating the “Marias Pass” region where it found a geological contact zone and rocks that are unexpectedly high in silica and hydrogen content, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has now moved to an entirely new location on

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NASA seeks public inputs for longer human stay on Mars

NASA seeks public inputs for longer human stay on Mars

🕔12:10, 6.May 2015

Washington, May 6  The US space agency has sought ideas from people about what is necessary to ensure a continuous human presence on the Red Planet. The new NASA challenge invites public to write down their ideas, in detail, for

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NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

🕔12:32, 25.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 25  NASA’s Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission’s second taste of Mount Sharp. The latest self-portrait shows a sweeping view of

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NASA detects organic matter on Mars

NASA detects organic matter on Mars

🕔14:16, 17.Dec 2014

Washington, Dec 17  In a promising find, the NASA Curiosity rover has detected organic molecules – the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life – on Mars. The organic molecules, found by the team responsible for the Sample

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NASA ready for date with rare Mars comet flyby Oct 19

NASA ready for date with rare Mars comet flyby Oct 19

🕔12:46, 10.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 10  NASA’s extensive fleet of science assets, particularly those orbiting and roving Mars, are all set to to click and study a once-in-a-lifetime comet fly by Oct 19. Comet C/2013 A1, also known as comet Siding Spring, will

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US, India to collaborate on Mars, Earth missions

US, India to collaborate on Mars, Earth missions

🕔10:28, 2.Oct 2014

Washington, Oct 2  US and India have agreed to enhance cooperation in Mars exploration and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore the red planet besides launching a NASA-ISRO satellite mission to observe Earth. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

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‘India’s space success underscores technological capability’

‘India’s space success underscores technological capability’

🕔11:55, 24.Sep 2014

Chennai, Sep 24  The success of the Mars mission “underscores the country’s technological capability in the space sector”, said a senior nuclear scientist Wednesday. India Wednesday made history by becoming the first country in the world to enter the Martian

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India test fires Mars spacecraft engine – after nine months

India test fires Mars spacecraft engine – after nine months

🕔10:01, 23.Sep 2014

Bangalore, Sep 23  India Monday successfully “woke up” from nine-month slumber the engine of Mars spacecraft as it glided through deep space, and also became the first Asian country to enter the Martian sphere of influence. “The main liquid apogee

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NASA spacecraft enters Mars’ orbit to explore atmosphere

NASA spacecraft enters Mars’ orbit to explore atmosphere

🕔10:43, 22.Sep 2014

Washington, Sep 22  After 10-month journey of 442 million mile, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission entered into Mars orbit, the US space agency has said. After a 33-minute engine firing, mission controllers received acknowledgment at about 10.25

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NASA spacecraft to reach Mars this weekend

NASA spacecraft to reach Mars this weekend

🕔08:47, 18.Sep 2014

Washington, Sep 18  US space agency NASA said Wednesday its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will enter orbit around the Red Planet this weekend. The spacecraft has completed a 10-month space journey spanning 442 million miles (711 million

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NASA’s Mars rover set for memory reformat

NASA’s Mars rover set for memory reformat

🕔10:45, 1.Sep 2014

New York, Sep 1  NASA’s Mars exploration rover Opportunity is set for a flash memory reformatting after experiencing an increasing number of computer resets. The US space agency is preparing to download all useful data remaining in Opportunity’s flash memory

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‘Russia building super-heavy space rockets’

‘Russia building super-heavy space rockets’

🕔10:12, 1.Jul 2014

Moscow, July 1  Russia is designing a carrier rocket of the super-heavy class, capable to deliver spacecraft for missions to the Moon and Mars, Russian space agency Roscosmos said Monday. “We’ll hold a meeting in August to discuss the plans

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