Monday 22 December, 2014

China releases design specifications for high speed rail links

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China’s National Railway Administration (NRA) Monday officially unveiled the country’s first design specification standards Continue reading “China releases design specifications for high speed rail links” »  More...

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Jupiter’s icy moon Europa displays many signs of activity, including its fractured crust and a dearth of impact craters. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute)
By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Signs of Europa’s plumes remain elusive

A fresh look at data collected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft during its 2001 flyby of Jupiter shows that its moon Europa’s Continue reading “Signs of Europa’s plumes remain elusive” More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Watch video on Orion spacecraft’s return to Earth

A video recorded during NASA’s Orion return through the Earth’s atmosphere provides viewers a first look of the intense Continue reading “Watch video on Orion spacecraft’s return to Earth” More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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ISRO to study data in crew module’s ‘black box’

Indian space scientists will study the data recorded by around 200 sensors in the dummy crew module that reached the Continue reading “ISRO to study data in crew module’s ‘black box’” More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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NASA emailed a wrench to ISS

When astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) asked people on Earth to send them a ratcheting socket wrench Continue reading “NASA emailed a wrench to ISS” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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NASA to develop gecko-inspired gripping tools

NASA scientists are working on adhesive gripping tools that could tackle objects such as orbital Continue reading “NASA to develop gecko-inspired gripping tools” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Origin of long-standing space mystery solved

Researchers from University of Southampton have helped solve a long-standing space mystery – the origin of the “theta Continue reading “Origin of long-standing space mystery solved” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Top Science Breakthroughs of 2014: Comet landing tops the list

The landing of a rover on a comet by European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft tops the list of 10 breakthroughs of 2014, the prestigious journal Science announced in its December issue. Rosetta and its lander More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Indian test rocket lifts off with crew module

India’s heaviest test rocket with an experimental crew module blasted off from the spaceport here Thursday morning. Continue reading “Indian test rocket lifts off with crew module” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Countdown for India’s next gen rocket’s Thursday flight begins

The countdown for the Thursday morning test launch of India’s heaviest and next generation rocket-Geosynchronous Satellite Continue reading “Countdown for India’s next gen rocket’s Thursday More...