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Last updated: Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:18:03 PM

NASA to make second attempt to inflate expandable habitat on ISS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) After NASA's first attempt at deploying an inflatable habitat on the International Space Station - crucial for future deep space exploration - failed, the US space agency will make another attempt on Saturday.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 11:40:03 AM

Zuckerberg to call ISS astronauts via Facebook Live
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Taking connectivity to a new high, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will speak with three astronauts currently living and working aboard the International Space Station on June 1, NASA said in a statement.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 11:06:04 AM

US hopes Pakistan understands India's use of civil n-energy
Washington, May 28 (IANS) With the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) set to have a meeting in June, the US said that it hopes Pakistan understands India's use of peaceful civil nuclear energy.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:34:06 AM

1,200 light-years away, a planet may have active life
Washington, May 28 (IANS) A planet which is about 1,200 light-years from Earth and in all probabilities has surface liquid water is a good prospect for a habitable world, reports researchers from University of California.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:16:04 AM

Trump backs out of debate with Bernie Sanders
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Republican Party's likely presidential nominee Donald Trump has backed out of participating in a debate with Democrat hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:54:09 AM

'Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika'
Washington, May 28 (IANS) The Rio Olympic Games should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors said in an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:24:04 AM

Clashes erupt in San Diego after Trump rally
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Clashes erupted in US' San Diego city on Friday night hours after Republican Party's likely presidential nominee Donald Trump held a rally.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:22:05 AM

Second World War planes crashes in New York
New York, May 28 (IANS) A vintage Second World War plane flying in the New York City area crashed in the Hudson river, officials said.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 9:06:04 AM

Attorneys for Mexican druglord seek to block US extradition
Mexico City, May 28 (IANS) Attorneys for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said they filed a motion challenging the govenment's decision to authorise his extradition to the US.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:32:03 AM

SpaceX makes third rocket landing on droneship
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US aerospace company, SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after launching a commercial communications satellite into orbit for a Thai firm.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:20:04 AM

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