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  • India eying moon as energy source, ISRO professor tells seminar

    NEW DELHI: India hopes to meet all its energy requirements from resources from the moon by 2030, according to a professor at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which recently launched a record 104 satellites with a single rocket, reports said on Sunday...

    Elaborating on ISRO’s future plans, Dr Sivathanu Pillai, who was formerly the chief of BrahMos Aerospace, said all of India’s energy requirements could be met through...

  • Russia, EU launch mission to look for life on Mars

    BAIKONUR: Two robotic spacecraft on Monday began a seven-month journey to Mars as part of a European-Russian unmanned space mission to sniff out leads to life on the Red Planet...

    ExoMars 2016, a collaboration between ESA and Roscosmos, is the first part of a two-phase exploration aiming to answer questions about the existence of life on Mars...

  • China launches rocket in boost for 2020 Mars mission

    BEIJING: China on Friday launched one of the world’s most powerful rockets in a major step forward for its planned mission to Mars in 2020...

    The successful launch is a key part of China’s ambitious plans for a mission to the Red Planet next year and hopes of having a crewed space station by 2022...

  • United Arab Emirates set to launch mission to Mars

    The United Arab Emirates launches its first mission to Mars early on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technology capabilities and move away from its reliance on oil...

    The first Arab mission to Mars was initially due to launch on July 14, but has been delayed twice due to bad weather...

  • China launches its first mission to Mars

    WENCHANG: China successfully launched an unmanned probe to Mars on Thursday in its first independent mission to another planet, in a display of its technological prowess and ambition to join an elite club of space-faring nations...

    This year, Mars is at its closest to Earth, at a distance of about 55 million kilometres, in a window of about a month that opens once every 26 months...

  • Work has begun on habitats to help humans reach Mars, says Obama

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama, highlighting his pledge to send people to Mars by the 2030s, on Tuesday announced further public-private efforts to build habitats that could help humans live long-term far from the Earth...

    These missions will teach us how humans can live far from Earth, something we’ll need for the long journey to Mars,” Obama said in an opinion piece on CNN’s website...

  • Opposition protest mars City Council proceedings in Karachi

    For many members and people in the packed galleries the hasty decision to conclude the session by the mayor was aimed at parrying all questions from the opposition and certain disgruntled members of the ruling Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan vis-à-vis Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra’s shocking departure from the party, future of the council itself and a surprise display of anti-mayor banners on the fence of the KMC building...

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  • Who owns Mars? Mining focuses on out of this world property claims

    TORONTO: Can anyone claim the red planet or natural resources on asteroids? Business leaders and legal experts say the question has become more than philosophical as a growing number of firms, often backed by capital and technology from Silicon Valley, have set their sights on the resources of outer space asteroids and Mars...

    The company will launch its first robotic probe mission to scout asteroids for resource deposits in 2020,...

  • Moon village the first stop to Mars: European Space Agency

    Setting up a permanent village on the moon is the first step towards exploring Mars, the European Space Agency said on Thursday as plans to reach and colonise the Red Planet gathered pace...

    At an annual gathering of 4,000 global space experts in Adelaide, the ESA said the Moon was the “right place to be” as humans expand economic activities beyond low-Earth orbit, even while Mars remained the “ultimate destination”...

  • In desert of Oman, a gateway to life on Mars

    DHOFAR: In sunglasses and jumpsuits, a crew of European test astronauts is laying the groundwork for a Mars simulation in the barren expanse of the Omani desert, a terrestrial mission intended to pave the way to the red planet...

    The “analogue astronauts” of the Austrian Space Forum — a volunteer-based collective — have arrived in Oman to begin preparations for a four-week simulation mission due to begin next year...

  • UAE to explore Mars atmosphere with ‘Hope’

    DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates’ planned 2020 mission to Mars will study the planet’s atmosphere and be appropriately named “Hope”, members of the project team revealed on Wednesday...

    It is the first Mars mission attempted anywhere in the Arab world...

  • Violence mars opposition’s strike against LG poll ‘rigging’

    PESHAWAR: A strike call given by an alliance of the Awami National Party, Pakistan People’s Party and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl in protest against alleged fraud in the May 30 local body elections received a lukewarm response in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday...

    They shouted slogans against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and Chief Minister Pervez Khattak...

  • Chaos mars PFA polls as rivals claim victory

    The group backed by the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) and headed by Sardar Naveed claimed that it had won the elections after securing 15 votes from the house, out of 28...

    Similarly, Pakistan Olympic Association secretary general Khalid Mahmood said that on PFF request, Mian Rafiq was sent as POA observer but he was not allowed access to the PFF House...

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