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    India set for fresh Moon mission

    Agence France-Presse . Sriharikota, India | Updated at 08:36pm on July 21, 2019

    India will make a second attempt Monday to send a landmark spacecraft to the Moon after an apparent fuel leak forced last week’s launch to be aborted. The South Asian nation is bidding to become...

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    Partial lunar eclipse on July 17

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:12am on July 16, 2019

    A partial eclipse of the Moon will occur on July 17. The eclipse will start at zero hours 42 minutes 12 seconds BST and will end at 6 hours 19 minutes 24 seconds of that day...

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    Scientists look for answers to earth’s beginning under moonscape

    Reuters . United States | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about...

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    India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 03:47pm on July 15, 2019

    India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, delaying its bid to...

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    Antarctica sea ice melting mysteriously at record low: study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:00pm on July 02, 2019

    After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica’s sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years...

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    NASA will fly a drone to Titan to search for life

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:19am on June 29, 2019

    For its next mission in our solar system, NASA plans to fly a drone copter to Saturn’s largest moon Titan in search of the building blocks of life, the space...

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    Moon rocks will help to understand universe : NASA

    Agence France-Presse . Houston | Updated at 02:57pm on June 16, 2019

    Moon rocks look rather nondescript —they are often grey in colour — but for NASA planetary...

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    India unveils spacecraft for moon-landing mission

    Agence France-Presse . Banglalore | Updated at 04:11pm on June 12, 2019

    India on Wednesday unveiled a spacecraft which is expected to take off for the moon next month, making the country only the fourth to achieve...

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    Plant extinction ‘bad news for all species’

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:10am on June 12, 2019

    Almost 600 plant species have been lost from the wild in the last 250 years, according to a comprehensive study, reports BBConline. The number is based on actual extinctions rather than estimates, and is...

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    Scientists edit chicken genes

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:36am on June 04, 2019

    Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab — a key step towards making genetically-altered...