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India launches first mission to Mars

In this Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 photo, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel walk near the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV – C25) at the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. AP

India on Tuesday launched its first spacecraft bound for Mars, a complex mission that it hopes will demonstrate and advance technologies for space travel.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Iranian space official: Photo shows wrong monkey

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In this picture obtained from the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, scientists surround a monkey ahead of a space launch in an undisclosed location in Iran. A gray-tufted monkey strapped in a pod resembling an infant's car seat rode an Iranian rocket into space and returned safely, officials said Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in what was described as a step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight. AP/ISNA, Mohammad Agah

One of two official packages of photos of Iran’s famed simian space traveler depicted the wrong monkey, but a primate really did fly into space and return safely to Earth, a senior Iranian space official confirmed Saturday.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

Vegan astronauts to Mars; animal consciousness proven to exist

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The next logical step after successfully landing an unmanned mission to Mars would be for humans themselves to set foot on the Red Planet. For that mission, though, the stakes are set exponentially higher, the risks unimaginably greater.

Posted: September 1st, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Singapore family books $1 million Virgin space flight

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A Singaporean businessman, his wife and two children have paid $1 million to become the first Asian family to fly together on space-tourism airline Virgin Galactic, the company announced Monday.

Posted: November 14th, 2011 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

The first spaceport

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VIRGIN Galactic’s center for its operations, Spaceport America crouches in the New Mexico desert.

Where else do you go after you’ve seen the world? Why, to outer space of course! I had been reading up on Sir Richard Branson, the extreme adventurer and entrepreneur.  I remember him as the first man to fly a balloon across the Atlantic, then later, as the owner of Virgin records, and not much […]

Posted: August 19th, 2011 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

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