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A man at New Delhi's Nehru Planetarium, takes pictures of a web cast of the lift off of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)'s Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 from Satish Dhawan Space center in…
Chandrayaan-2 — or Moon Chariot 2 — took off on time at 2:43 pm (0913 GMT) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on an island off the coast of Andhra Pradesh state
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July 22, 2019
This July 2019, photo released by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) shows its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) MkIII-M1 at its launch pad in Sriharikota, an island off India's south-eastern coast. India’s space agency says…
The first launch attempt was scrubbed just under an hour before the scheduled lift-off because of what authorities described as a 'technical snag.' Local media, citing ISRO officials, said that issue was a fuel leak.
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By AFP
July 21, 2019
Wildlife biologist/crocodile specialist Michael Lloret demonstrates how he checks the sex of a baby crocodile that came out a crocodile nest on one of the berms along the cooling canals next to the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station, Friday,…
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Turkey Point’s man-made canals are home to several hundred crocodiles, where a team of specialists working for Florida Power & Light monitors and protects them from hunting and climate change
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July 20, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence, left, points to Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin during an event at the Kennedy Space Center in recognition of the Apollo 11 anniversary, Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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US has plans for future missions to the moon and Mars
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July 20, 2019
FILE - This Monday, April 8, 2019 file photo shows the headquarters of the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and Hal Rogers are calling on the WHO to withdraw pain care…
Key populations, including sex workers, drug users, men having sex with men, transgenders and prisoners, account for more than half of all new HIV infections
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July 20, 2019
Karen Frazier of Capitol Heights, Md., right, and her son Amari Rogers, 11, left, play in a fountain in Washington, Saturday, July 20, 2019. The National Weather Service said "a dangerous heat wave" was expected to break record highs in some places,…
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Forecasters said storms, with rain and winds late Saturday, were expected to bring cooler temperatures to Midwest and Central Plains on Sunday
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By VOANews
July 20, 2019
In this April 1972 photo made available by NASA, John Young salutes the U.S. flag at the Descartes landing site on the moon during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity.
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Conspiracies still thrive despite massive evidence
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July 20, 2019