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ISRO loses contact with Chandrayaan-I

Sun, Aug 30, 2009

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ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) has lost contact with India’s first moon mission, the Chandrayaan-I. With that India’s first moon mission has come to a premature end. Chandrayaan was launched on 22 October 2008 using a PSLV. Chandrayaan-I was carrying 11 scientific instruments on board, among which, 6 were foreign. It was expected to send data about moon for about two years, but it has ended in just about 10 months.

Though the mission has ended prematurely, majority of the scientific objectives have been achieved, claims ISRO. It has sent many high resolution images of lunar surface and craters. The data will help ISRO in better understanding of the lunar environment.

The mission is not a complete failure as it not only has sent many detailed pictures on moon but has also given ISRO valuable experience in space flight which will prove critical as ISRO is aiming to land Chandrayaan-II on moon in a few years time.

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Awesome fashionalble sunglasses from Zenni

Sat, Aug 29, 2009

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Zenni Optical is a great place if you are looking for cool and fashionable eye glasses, that too at a very reasonable price. They provide prescription eye glasses for as low as $8 ($ 8 Rx eyeglasses). And be rest assured about the quality, if  the price is raising a doubt in your mind.

They provide eye gasses in many categories and price range. You also get free UV protection and anti-scratch coating with your eye gear. The designs are awesome too. These are my favorite high fashion eyeglasses which will help you make up your mind. You can also read on CBN “how you can start spending smart“. (more…)

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James Cameron’s upcoming movie Avatar trailer

Fri, Aug 21, 2009

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A new teaser of James Cameron’s upcoming movie Avatar has been released. By looking at the trailer, one thing is for sure, if nothing else, Avatar is going to be visually stunning. And since its from James Cameron, the award winning director of Titanic, we can expect the movie to deliver on many more levels. The trailers do not suggest otrherwise. The film is slated to release in December this year.

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Local services website review

Tue, Jun 2, 2009

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Internet has grown into so much more than just a source of information. Web has now evolved into much more. people now also use it to get things done”. New York plumber is a good example of that.

Newyorkplumber provides you with something no one else can. they provide high class products and services to their clients. All you need to do is just call if you need a plumber, Newyorkplumber will do the rest. they will locate and track down the best plumber for you at affordable price.
Sanjosecaplumbing and sanantonioplumbing also provide similar services in San Jose and San Antonio respectively.

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Techie-buzz birthday bash

Tue, Jun 2, 2009

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Keith over Techie-buzz.com is holding a grand contest at techie-buzz on the occasion of third anniversary of the blog. The prizes at stake are worth over a staggering $4500! The prizes are sponsore from companies like Stardock, Nero, Newegg, PowerISO, PDFNitro and more. (see the picture for full details)
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