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A decade on earth captured from space

12 December, 2019 11:41 am 11:41 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The biggest news events of the past decade have been chronicled from space. The last 10 years have seen a boom in the use of satellite imagery for reporting, led by a growth in commercial satellites that has slashed the cost of such images, and advances in technology that have made high-resolution … Read More

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NASA unveils its first electric airplane – a work in progress

11 November, 2019 2:54 pm 2:54 pm

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) – NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert. Adapted from a Italian-made Tecnam P2006T twin-engine propeller plane, the X-57 has been under development since … Read More

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Who calls the tunes in space? Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut

09 September, 2019 10:13 pm 10:13 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brad Pitt traded laughs in a call to the International Space Station with a NASA astronaut, who somersaulted during the zero-gravity interview ahead of this week’s release of the actor’s new film, the space thriller “Ad Astra.” Pitt peppered astronaut Nick Hague with dozens of questions about what life was like in … Read More


Space hegemony: Trump launches new warfare command

08 August, 2019 5:12 am 5:12 am

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has launched a new Pentagon command focused on warfare in space. It comes as US military chiefs see China and Russia making advancements in the military final frontier. The command will focus on defending American interests in space, such as the hundreds of satellites used for communication and surveillance. … Read More

No space for democracy and plurality in Naya Pakistan: Aseefa Bhutto

08 August, 2019 8:38 pm 8:38 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, sister of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has said that there is no space for democracy and plurality in Naya Pakistan. Reacting to the arrest of PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz on Thursday, she said that the arrest of Maryam Nawaz Sharif is further proof, if proof were needed, … Read More

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First Pakistani will be sent to space in 2022, says Fawad Ch

07 July, 2019 4:25 pm 4:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday announced that the first Pakistani will be sent to space in 2022. In Twitter, Fawad Ch said: “Proud to announce that the selection process for the first Pakistani to be sent to Space shall begin from Feb 2020 and 50 people will … Read More

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Japanese space probe touches down on asteroid to collect samples

02 February, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese space probe named after a falcon, Hayabusa 2, has touched down on an asteroid more than 300 million km (186 million miles) from Earth on a mission to seek clues about the origins of life, Japan’s space agency said. The spacecraft’s landing on the asteroid Ryugu, just 900 meters (3,000 … Read More

China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on dark side of ...

01 January, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, state media said, hailing it as an historic first landing there on a mission seen as an important step for China’s space program. Chinese state television said the Chang’e-4 lunar probe, launched in December, made the … Read More

Treasury benches to be vacant if chaotic politicians sent to space: PPP lea...

11 November, 2018 2:13 pm 2:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PPP leader Syed Khurshid Shah has feared that the treasury benches will become vacant if chaotic politicians are sent to space. Speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday, he said that the chaotic politicians are in different parties. “The easy solution to the issue is to send the chaotic politicians to … Read More

Fawad Ch says some political figures should be sent to space

11 November, 2018 2:11 pm 2:11 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Ch has said that some political figures should be sent to space. Talking to the media in Lahore on Monday, he said that they did not need anyone’s certificate in the name of the religion. “The provinces will provide the details of the losses … Read More