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Astronomers Detect Supermassive Black Hole on the Move

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Scientists have long theorized that supermassive black holes can wander through space—but catching them in the act has proven difficult. Now, researchers at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian have identified the clearest case to date of a supermassive black hole in motion. Their results are published today (March 12, […]Read More

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Anek Laothamatas sticks to plan for Thailand’s mission to the

The Minister of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Anek Laothamatas has ignited debate on social media once more after reiterating Thailand’s “mission to the moon” will be accomplished within seven years, using a budget of “only 3 billion baht”. Speaking at a press conference to showcase his ministry’s accomplishments in 2020 on Friday, Mr […]Read More

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SpaceX successfully launches first manned spaceflight

SpaceX successfully launched its first manned mission at 19:22 UTC today from Cape Canaveral, Florida with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley in a Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 Rocket. The event marks the first time a crewed rocket was launched from United States soil since NASA’s final Space Shuttle mission in […]Read More

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India Launches Historic Bid to Put Spacecraft on Moon

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – India launched a bid to become a leading space power Monday, sending up a rocket to put a craft on the surface of the Moon in what it called a “historic day” for the nation. Chandrayaan-2 — or Moon Chariot 2 — took off on time at 2.43pm (0913 GMT) from the […]Read More

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India’s First Fully Private Satellite Placed in Orbit by SpaceX

The ExseedSat-1, built with the contributions of several ham operators and with the help of small Indian firms, is expected to play a major role during natural disasters as it facilitates effective two-way communication through a simple hand-held walkie-talkie with a beam antenna. Euphoria gripped India’s southern city of Hyderabad on Tuesday after SpaceX announced […]Read More

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Super-Earth Discovered Around Barnard’s Star

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A planet has been discovered by astronomers in orbit around one of the closest stars to the sun, Barnard’s star. The potentially rocky planet, known as Barnard’s star b, is a ‘super-Earth’ with a mass of at least 3.2 times that of the Earth, and it orbits around its host star once […]Read More

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Elon Musk is launching a Tesla into space – here’s

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is scheduled for launch on February 6, and the entire space industry is watching with anticipation. What is so special about this rocket? This vehicle will be the first of its kind, the world’s most powerful launch vehicle and targeting an unprecedented level of reusability. The launch has been […]Read More

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Thailand pushes for development in aerospace industry

UTHAI THANI, 6 January 2017 (NNT) – The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) has revealed that foreign companies have expressed interest in establishing a presence in Thailand, after seeing potential in the Kingdom’s aerospace industry. GISTDA Director Anand Sanitwong Na Ayutthaya revealed that some companies have already organized seminars to introduce foreign experts […]Read More