29 October 2014 17:35
Two-hundred million dollars worth of space equipment went into a fireball when an unmanned NASA rocket exploded in midair seconds after launch, authorities say.
The NASA-contracted Orbital Sciences Corp Antares rocket exploded Tuesday six seconds after lift-off from a commercial launch pad in Wallops Island, Virginia.
Frank Culbertson, the general manager of Orbital's Advanced Programs Group, said the rocket and spacecraft together...
29 October 2014 11:18
NASA rocket explodes on launch in Virginia, video shows
An unmanned NASA rocket has exploded soon after being launched in the US state of Virginia, a NASA TV broadcast shows.
The Antares rocket blasted seconds after its lift-off from a commercial launch pad on Tuesday.
The Cygnus spacecraft atop the Antares was tasked with delivering supplies, including experiment hardware, spare parts, and crew...
17 October 2014 23:38
The time when robots will become companions of humans is not far away; this longtime dream of humans will come true in view of the rapid pace of technology and robotic science.
Tehran is hosting the second international conference on Robotics and Mechatronics; robotics specialists from different world countries have attended the conference to exchange views on the latest achievements...
16 October 2014 8:36
Sporting various capabilities, the third generation of Iranian android Surena is to be unveiled in the upcoming months.
Speaking on Wednesday, Aghil Yousefi-Koma, the director of the national android project, said, “The Surena 3 project or the third generation of the Iranian android started roughly two years ago.”
“Surena 3 is roughly 10 times faster than its second generation and enjoys...
13 October 2014 15:24
Jalal Rahimi-Moghadam, CEO of Danesh Bonyan (knowledge-based) Co. said, “this medicine is perfectly herbal and is composed of thyme, ginger, ivy and hollyhock which all help subside coughs.”
He noted that this medicine has no side effect and is completely chemical-free and said, “the essential oils within thyme can treat mouth inflammations as well as infections of the throat; therefore it...
11 October 2014 15:41
The world renowned Iranian scientist in neurological surgery Professor Majid Samii has garnered the 2014 Golden Neuron Award.
The award was announced during a ceremony held at the biannual meeting of the World Academy of Neurological Surgery in Vienna on October 11.
Many leading scientists and neurological surgery scholars have flocked to the biannual meeting that kicked off on October 9 and...
9 October 2014 15:52
The IUMRS – MRS Singapore Young Researcher Award has been conferred upon an Iranian who is a full professor at Harvard Medical School
The IUMRS – MRS Singapore Young Researcher Award has been conferred upon an Iranian who is a full professor at Harvard Medical School.
The award, which went to Dr. Ali Khademhosseini, recognizes outstanding contributions by a researcher under the...
6 October 2014 15:18
The United States says it spends billions of dollars each year to counter what it describes as China’s cyber-war against the American companies.
Speaking to CBS television’s 60 Minute program late on Sunday, FBI Director James Comey accused China of using extremely aggressive methods to break into US systems to steal information that would benefit their industry.
He claimed that annual losses...
6 October 2014 11:30
Iran prepares to orbit three new homemade satellites, Zafar (Triumph), Tolou (Sunrise) and Pars, on the back of more powerful launchers and carriers in the near future.
It is now an open secret that despite Western technological sanctions and restrictions, Tehran is determined to expand its Space Program in order to:
1. Promote science education
2. Improve communications
3. Carry out environmental research
5 October 2014 22:23
Iranian Vice-President Mohammad Shariatmadari said he is delighted to see that Iran is playing a pioneering role in aerospace advancements among the neighboring states.
"Currently we are witnessing activities in the region in the filed of aerospace, which had no record in the past years," Shariatmadari said on Saturday.
"Fortunately, we are more progressive in this concern compared to our neighbors...
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