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RS-25: NASA Tests Next Generation Rocket Engine for Mars

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NASA has successfully conducted a 9-minute-long test of the RS-25 engine as part of the 7-test series of the engine for its next-generation megarocket that will take astronauts to asteroids, Mars and other deep-space missions. The RS-25 engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, with four RS-25s will power the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket that ...

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Want to Improve Your Sperm Quality? Try Having Casual Sex: Study

Man produce healthier and better sperm in a shorter amount of time during an encounter with unfamiliar sexual partners according to a new study. According to an interesting research Men who sleep with a variety of different partners produce better quality sperm and more promiscuous men reach orgasm faster. Also read: Xiaomi’s First ‘Made in India’ Smartphone Redmi 2 Prime Launched ...

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ISRO Tests Cryogenic Rocket Engine Successfully for 800 Seconds, What it Means?

India tested successfully its first indigenously designed High Thrust cryogenic rocket engine generating a nominal thrust of 19 tonnes and the endurance hot was tested for a duration of 800 seconds on July 16, 2015 at ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri. This duration is approximately 25% more than the engine burn duration in flight. The engine will be used for powering the Cryogenic ...

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Now Nepal Too Bans Maggi Noodles after India

In a sort of chair reaction trascending borders, neighbouring Nepal has decided to ban the import and sale of Nestle’s Maggi noodles from India citing the lead , following reports that the level of lead content in the popular instant snack in India was found to be above permissible limit. “We have banned the import and sale of Maggi noodle ...

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ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Next Generation Heavyload Launch Vehicle GSLV Mark III

Indian space agency ISRO successfully tested indigenous cryogenic engine of 4-tonne capacity on Tuesday at Mahendragiri Propulsion Complex in Tamil Nadu, making it viable to send heavy load  satellites weighing up to 4 tonnes now. Congratulating the Indian Space Research Organisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Twitter message: “The engine tested today will enable us to put satellites ...

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E-solar wind sail for cheap flight to and fro Mars possible in future

Imagine an electric solar wind sail to and from Mars and refueling the launch vehicle mid-air on Mars orbit, thanks to E-sail technology that is a novel propellant-less technolgy. The new fundamentally different and economically sustainable approach may be useful for bi-directional manned Mars mission in the future, say researchers. The E-sail technology was invented in Finland in 2006. What is E-sail ...

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India Gears Up to Launch Fourth IRNSS Navigation Satellite in March 9-15 Window

Riding high on its Mangalyaan and re-entry module success, India is gearing up to launch its next scheduled satellite IRNSS-1D during the launch window from March 9 to March 15. With this launch, India will be moving closer to its own satellite navigation system and three more IRNSS satellites will complete the circle of full-fledged own satellite navigation system in ...

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Swine-flu Update: Centre rushes medicines, testing kits, medical team to Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 21: The Centre, following the Telangana state government’s appeal, has rushed swine flu medicines, diagnostic kits and a high-level medical team to Hyderabad on Wednesday evening. Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao had telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the morning seeking help and immediate action amid rising cases of death due to swine flu in the state, which ...

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Brain Chemical Serotonin Neurons Help Humans to Be More Patient

A recent study of researchers shows that the brain chemical, serotonin, that is widely targeted to treat depression also helps humans have patience in life. Serotonin is a neuromodulatory chemical that is targeted by antidepressant drugs, such as Prozac, which are widely used to treat depression and other disorders such aschronic pain. “We made serotonin neurons sensitive to light so when we illuminated ...

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