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India’s first all-woman crew on around-the-globe mission

India’s first all-woman crew on around-the-globe mission

AFP   NEW DELHI:  A team of six naval officers are starting a historic and gruelling around-the-world mission on Sunday – the first circumnavigation of the globe by an Indian all-female crew.Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, who is leading the voyage which will begin in the western state of Goa, told AFP the project was “revolutionary” in bringing […]

Ex-Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden details mission in new book

Ex-Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden details mission in new book

By News Desk Former Navy SEAL who claims he killed Osama bin Laden has penned a detailed account of how he took down the al Qaeda leader in his new book. Robert O’Neill, in his memoir The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Bin Laden, stands by his controversial claim that he was solely responsible for […]

Japan’s troubled ‘space junk’ mission fails

Japan’s troubled ‘space junk’ mission fails

TOKYO: An experimental Japanese mission to clear ‘space junk’ or rubbish from the Earth’s orbit has ended in failure, officials said Monday, in an embarassment for Tokyo. Over 100 million pieces of garbage are thought to be whizzing around the planet, including cast-off equipment from old satellites and bits of rocket, which experts say could […]