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Bidder pays $1.5M for space trip with Leonardo DiCaprio May 24, 3:46 pm
Washington, May 24 (ANI): One fan of Leonardo DiCaprio has paid 1.5 million dollars for a trip into space with the actor, during a charity auction at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday.
Professor Stephen Hawking set to star in comic book series May 24, 2:00 pm
London, May 24 (ANI): Professor Stephen Hawking has been turned into a comic book hero for an illustrated series about his life.
Hubble reveals Ring Nebula's true shape May 24, 9:52 am
Washington, May 24 (ANI): New observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have revealed the real shape of the Ring Nebula.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): US military officials say high-tech weapons may be flying through the skies at five times the speed of sound by the middle of the next decade.
Mice and lizard return after a month in space May 20, 11:34 am
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A Russian capsule, which had mice and lizards as its occupants, returned to Earth on Sunday after spending a month in space.
Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Iran has reportedly gone into 'internet coma' by tightening internet controls ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent protests inspired last time around over claims of fraud.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the SETI Institute, the Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, and the space robotics company Honeybee Robotics, have successfully completed a first series of field tests aimed at investigating how humans will explore and work on near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) and eventually the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos.
Sun unleashes earth-directed solar particles into space May 18, 2:35 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): At 5:24 am EDT on May 17, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection or CME, a solar phenomenon that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space that can reach Earth one to three days later and affect electronic systems in satellites and on the ground.
Space was too good not to share it, says Canadian astronaut May 17, 12:26 pm
London, May 17 (ANI): Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has said that he his life in space was "too good" to not share on social media.
NASA's Kepler space telescope could soon be shut down permanently May 17, 10:48 am
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
Oprah Winfrey sells Chicago store space at $1 million loss May 16, 3:38 pm
New York, May 16 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey has sold the Chicago storefront, where she opened her flagship 'Oprah Store' in 2008, at a loss of more than 1 million dollars.
NASA detects faulty wheel in Kepler telescope May 16, 3:10 pm
London, May 16 (ANI): The planet-hunting space telescope Kepler has been hobbled by a broken wheel, NASA scientists have revealed.
New 'Star Trek' flick beamed up to astronauts May 16, 12:02 pm
Melbourne, May 16 (ANI): The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) were offered a sneak peak of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' days before it opened on Earth.
World's smallest mobile home comes with 4ft living space May 16, 11:02 am
London, May 16 (ANI): A mechanic from the UK has built a campervan, which has just 4ft of living space - making it the world's smallest mobile home.
NASA engineers perform first part of Webb Telescope's eye surgery May 16, 10:03 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., completed one of the most delicate performances of their lives and meticulously implanted part of the eyes of the James Webb Space Telescope.
Sun erupted with three X-class flares in 24 hours May 15, 2:55 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of three X-class flares that the sun emitted in under 24 hours on May 12-13, 2013.
NASA finds new astronomical tool to trace evolution of cosmic carbon May 15, 11:07 am
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center could be able to systematically investigate the molecular evolution of cosmic carbon.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The discovery of hundreds of planet candidates around other stars by Kepler spacecraft, which was launched in 2009, has inspired a new book that combines both science and science fiction.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield released a YouTube video of him performing David Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in space on Sunday.
Einstein's theory helps discover new exoplanet May 14, 9:53 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A team at Tel Aviv University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) has just discovered an exoplanet using a new method that relies on Einstein's special theory of relativity.
Space Station Expedition 35 astronauts land safely in Kazakhstan May 14, 9:53 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Three members of the International Space Station Expedition 35 crew undocked from the orbiting laboratory and returned safely to Earth Monday, May 13, ending a mission lasting almost five months.
iPhone losing battle against 'smarter' smart phones May 13, 5:17 pm
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A report by an independent technology focused analyst house Catalys, has claimed that Apple's iPhone is losing market space to other smart phone manufacturers.
Space tourism won't hurt environment, says Richard Branson May 13, 4:56 pm
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Richard Branson has said that his firm Virgin Galactic's rocket-powered space tourism flights will have only a minor impact on the climate change.
Pilot-less plane successfully flies over UK for first time May 13, 2:42 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): A pilot-less plane has successfully flown over British airspace for the first time.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): NASA ordered two astronauts for an impromptu spacewalk Saturday to find and, possibly, fix a serious leak at the International Space Station.
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