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Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX on Tuesday to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017, opening the way to a new chapter in human spaceflight. Duration: 01:13 Sep 17, 2014
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China tries Uighur professor for separatism

Chinese authorities put a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority on trial for separatism as critics warn the prosecution will worsen tensions in violence-wracked Xinjiang. Duration: 00:35 Sep 17, 2014
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Kiev denounces Russian addtional deployments in Crimea

Ukraine's defense spokesman said Wednesday that Russia's deployment of troops in the Crimea area "destabilised the situation in the whole Black Sea region" and urged Moscow "to halt these provocative actions." Duration: 00:37 Sep 17, 2014
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Former ISRO Chairman confident of success of Mars mission

Bangalore, Sep 17 (ANI): Noted scientist and former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Udupi Ramachandra Rao, expressed confidence in the success of the nation's Mars mission,'Mangalyaan', expected to enter the orbit around Mars on September 24. Rao was speaking to media persons at an exhibition, 'MARS MISSION MELA', organised by the state planetarium in Bangalore for school children. The exhibition was inaugurated by Minister for Planning and Statistics, IT, BT, Science and Technology, S R Patil. The exhibition, which was organised by the state planetarium, aims at educating school children and people about the Mars mission, its journey and achievements. The exhibition will continue till 12th of October. On the 24th, special arrangements will be made so that people could also be a part of this historic occasion. Sep 17, 2014