With an aim to boost big breakthroughs in space exploration, NASA has selected 12 futuristic space technology ideas for funding.
Researchers in Germany are now checking train brakes on a daily basis, which are crucial for safe rail journeys, using advanced technology that helps spacecraft return safely to Earth.
China has expressed interest in space cooperation with India which has sent its first interplanetary mission to Mars.
With Ethiopia launching a new space programme last month, India can have a promising partnership with Africa in this frontier technology, India`s outgoing ambassador here has said.
China has trained a number of Pakistani engineers and scientists in the field of space technology, a senior Chinese official has said.
Noted space scientist Y.S. Rajan says the nation`s future technological innovations in the field will be largely civilian applications and in the "public good".
The 2012 edition of NASA`s annual Spinoff publication captures a nation and world made better by advancements originally achieved for space technology.
Distinguished space scientist and former ISRO chairman UR Rao will be inducted into the `Satellite Hall of Fame` in Washington March 19 in recognition of his contribution to space technology.
China is seeking a greater presence in space, said a state-run Chinese daily.
A leading Chinese scientist has said the technological gap between China and advanced countries like US is narrowing
Agricultural productivity (1.8 tonne per hectare) is much less than the world productivity of 2.6 tonne per hectare.
Space scientists are harnessing ultrasound to get rid of kidney stones through a process called "twinkling artifact".
China and the European Union
have strengthened cooperation in space technology to monitor
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