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NASA Team Dives to Bottom of Atlantic to Study Simulated Space Environment

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NASA has decided to explore the deep sea ecology on Earth before sending humans to explore the possible water resources on Mars in future. A team of 22 persons will take up the deep sea expedition to test spacewalk simulation, time delays in space communication and the effect of ketogenic (high-fat, low-carb) diet on astronauts. As part of NASA’s Extreme Environment ...

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European Space Agency Seeks More Tie Ups with ISRO

ISRO launched its PSLV C-37 at 9:28 as scheduled with precision and successfully enroute to loft them in their respective orbits. (ISRO)

The European Space Agency, which had collaborated with ISRO during the Chandrayaan I mission, said it would collaborate more with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for future space missions, close on the heels of ISRO’s successful launch of historic 104 satellites, in one go, last week. ESA’s Senior Scientific Advisor Mark McCaughrean, told Indian media, “ESA plans further collaboration ...

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Comet Lander Philae Wakes up, Sends Signals via Mothership Rosetta

The comet landing of Philae enthralled the entire mankind in November last but soon it went into hibernation and the European space Agency thought it was lost forever on the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. When its mothership Rosetta landed the robotic space lander Philae, it created an unprecedented record but soon turned silent as it fell on the darker side of the ...

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Arianespace to Launch 2 Galileo Satellites, Similar to IRNSS for GPS

European space agency Arianespace is getting ready to launch two Galileo satellites on March 27, a day before ISRO’s scheduled launch of IRNSS-1D navigation satellite. The two Galileo satellites would be launched jointly by a Soyuz rocket blasting off from French Guyana.The satellites are similar to Indian space agency ISRO’s IRNSS navigation satellites which are meant to achieve GPS capabilities. ...

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Philae Becomes First Comet Lander in Space History

European robot probe Philae on Wednesday made a first historic landing on a comet, after descending from its mothership and touching down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at about 1605 GMT. While, there were cheers and hugs at the control room in Darmstadt, Germany, the feat began earlier in the day, as the lander, separated from the satellite at 8.35 a.m. GMT, started ...

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