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From Moon to Mars, Armstrong will always be there

From Moon to Mars, Armstrong will always be there

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:37

Honouring the first moonwalker Neil Armstrong, NASA has renamed the historic "operations and checkout building" at the Florida-based John F Kennedy Space Centre as the "Neil Armstrong operations and checkout building".

Asteroids key to future Mars missions: NASA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:56

Near-earth asteroids provide a unique opportunity to test the new technologies and capabilities we need for future human missions to Mars, NASA has said.

US may be in `worst position` of space exploration, fears Buzz Aldrin

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:17

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.

First men on Mars should never return, says Buzz Aldrin

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:48

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on Moon, feels that the first men to land on Mars should never return to Earth.

92-year-old man undergoes successful hip surgery

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:50

In a rare case, a 92-year old man underwent a successful hip replacement procedure at a city hospital here.

NASA to rename iconic Florida facility after Neil Armstrong

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:57

NASA is renaming one of its iconic facilities at Kennedy Space Center in honour of the legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Apollo Hospitals announces major top level rejig

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 03:33

Healthcare major Apollo Hospitals has announced a major regig in its top management. The company has appointed founder Prathap Reddy's daughter Preetha Reddy as the executive vice-chairperson of the company while her younger sister Suneeta Reddy has been elevated to the post of managing director.

Apollo Tyres to invest $340 mn to upgrade facilities

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:23

The board approved expansion of the truck and bus radial tyre capacity at the Chennai plant from the present 6,000 tyres per day to 8,900 tyres per day.

Study suggests Moon formed after Earth`s collision with planet-sized body

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 10:14

Scientists have found that Moon was formed after Earth collided with a celestial object some 4.5 billion years ago.

I`m flattered by Kate Bush comments: Cara Dillon

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 04:17

Singer Cara Dillon is flattered when people compare her to Kate Bush and admits she`s a big fan of the singer.

`Lunar Bible` that flew to the moon on Apollo 14 sold for $75k at auction

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 11:44

A microfilm Bible regarded as one of the rarest "books" on earth, after flying around the moon once with Apollo 13 and later landing on the moon`s surface with Apollo 14, has been sold at an auction of space memorabilia in Dallas for 75,000 dollars.

Apollo Tyres Q4 profit zooms two-fold to Rs 281.62 crore

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 15:56

Apollo Tyres' consolidated net profit doubled mainly on account of increased sales.