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China morning round-up: Shenzhou-9 space module to dock

Newspapers across China remain focused on the manned space mission, with the Shenzhou-9 capsule poised to dock with the Tiangong-1 module. If successful China will become the third country after the US and Russia to achieve docking in space, says the Global Times. People’s Daily Overseas Edition say the three Chinese astronauts will perform 15 scientific experiments in the Tiangong-1 ... Read More »

Expedition 31 Blasts Off!

After a six-week delay, the crew of Expedition 31 successfully launched aboard a Soyuz TMA-04M rocket on Tuesday, May 15 at 0301 GMT (11:01 p.m. EDT May 14) from Russia’s historic Baikonur Cosmodrome, located in the steppes of Kazakhstan. The rocket will deliver NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Sergei Revin to the International Space Station. After ... Read More »

Talks with Jaya helped PM push Kudankulam case

CHENNAI: Hectic backroom diplomacy before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Tamil Nadu has yielded rich dividends for the Centre. Sources say that the state government is likely to tone down its strident opposition to the Kudankulam nuclear plant and is learnt to have agreed to support the Centre’s efforts to allay apprehensions of villagers and work toward its early commissioning. Sunday’s ... Read More »

Right info needed to ease nuclear power safety fears

MUMBAI: Director-general of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano on Monday said that if “appropriate information” were passed to the public, it would go a long way in allaying their fears about safety of nuclear power. Amano made this point during an interaction with the media when he was asked about public opposition at Jaitapur towards the construction of ... Read More »

S Korea, Russia probe rocket failure

SEOUL: South Korean and Russian experts launched an investigation on Friday after the spectacular failure of the Asian country’s latest rocket launch, with some researchers blaming inadequate testing. The Naro-1 rocket, which was Russian-made but assembled in South Korea, veered off course and exploded 137 seconds after blast-off on Thursday. The mishap came after a first rocket failure last year, ... Read More »