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April 24, 2015 7:54 PM Hubble Telescope turns 25: Amazing moments of a technical wonder

A Hubble telescope photograph of the iconic Eagle Nebula's "Pillars of Creation" is seen in this NASA image released January 6, 2015 (Reuters / Hubble Heritage Team) A quarter of a century may be a short term for mankind, but the Hubble Telescope has managed to offer a plethora of amazing findings over this time, measuring our ever-expanding universe 6

April 24, 2015 7:12 PM JAXA space agency wants to head to the moon in 2018

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) wants to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon in 2018, in an important first step towards a possible manned mission to the same target. Even if a manned launch doesn't occur, JAXA hopes to use collected data for a possible mission to Mars. JAXA previously reached the moon's orbit in 2008 with the SELENE 7

April 24, 2015 3:28 PM When Hubble Stared At Nothing for 100 Hours

In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams wanted to point the Hubble Space Telescope at a patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing remarkable. For 100 hours. It was a terrible idea, his colleagues told him, and a waste of valuable telescope time. People would kill for that amount of time with the sharpest tool in the shed. And no way would the distant galaxies 9

April 24, 2015 1:08 PM Japan planning to send unmanned rover to moon by 2018

In a move that will fuel Asian space race, Japan has announced its plans to land an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018. Japanese space agency announced that the country will land aunmanned rover on moon in the coming three years joining other few nations who have achieved this technological milestone.The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 4

April 24, 2015 11:43 AM Japan Aiming For Moon Landing By 2018 According To JAXA

Japan has set its eyes on the moon, planning a landing on the lunar surface through JAXA by 2018. If the landing succeeds, Japan will be the fourth country to land on the moon. (Photo : David DeHetre | Flickr) Japan has set its eyes on the moon, planning a landing on the lunar surface through JAXA by 2018. If the landing succeeds, Japan will be the fourth 5

April 24, 2015 10:45 AM UN invites Syrian parties to peace talks in Geneva in May

GENEVA: United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Syria's government and opposition groups for separate talks in Geneva next month in the latest bid to end the four-year-old civil war, a U.N. spokesman said on Friday. De Mistura, who is due to brief the U.N. Security Council later on Friday, plans for "low-key" talks with each of the main stakeholders 1

April 24, 2015 9:33 AM Singtel to waive local mobile data charges on May 1

This follows a disruption of its mobile data services on Apr 22, the telco announced on Facebook on Friday (Apr 24).  SINGAPORE: Telco Singtel will waive local mobile data charges on May 1, following an disruption of its mobile data services on Wednesday (Apr 22), it announced on Facebook on Friday. "We thank our customers for their patience and understanding 3

April 24, 2015 7:29 AM Japan joins the elite club of space explorers, will land a spacecraft on the moon by 2018

Just when the world focuses its spotlight on NASA’s mission and pre-preparation to put a living man in Mars by 2020, the Japanese Space Agency would take its first step to explore the moon’s surface and to catch up with its neighboring Asian countries, India and China that have already earned extraterrestrial victories these past few years. JAXA or the Japanese 4

April 24, 2015 2:31 AM DAP rep appeals to Permatang Pauh PAS to stand with Pakatan

Seri Delima assemblyman R.S.N. Rayer speaks at an event to remember the late Karpal Singh in George Town, yesterday. Rayer recalls the unity shown by all Pakatan Rakyat parties, and hopes the same spirit can be shown in the Permatang Pauh by-election campaign. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 24, 2015.In honour of the late DAP national 14

April 24, 2015 1:36 AM JAXA Aims For The Moon In 2018

Japan plans to join the few number of nations that has sent men or spacecraft to the moon by deploying an unmanned spacecraft in 2018. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, disclosed the ambitious plan to an expert panel on Monday. CNN reports that members of the panel include cabinet ministers and the Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology 3