Why space programme is important
Recently, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said the vision to launch Nigeria into space is still on course and will be actualized in no distant time.
Your event centre should have accessible location, space
Ever attended a wedding ceremony and you feel choked due to the brevity of space? You can’t move freely, there is hardly enough sitting space, let alone space for merriment.....
Why government is developing space science, by Onu
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the Federal Government’s interest in developing astronomy and space science was for the nation to aspire for technological development. Speaking at Nsukka, Enugu State, during the commissioning of Astronomy Observatory Complex of the Centre for Basic Space Science (CBSS), Onu said the Federal Government…
Nigeria partners India on space research, others
The Federal Government is partnering the Republic of India on space research, peaceful use of atomic energy and biotechnology in the country. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, stated yesterday in Abuja, when the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, paid him a visit, that the partnership would improve the relationship…
Russia demands explanation over US snub to space chief
Russia's space agency on Saturday demanded an explanation after NASA put off a planned visit to the United States by Russia's controversial space chief. Dmitry Rogozin, a firebrand nationalist politician known for his anti-Western rhetoric, was set to visit the US in February but NASA said Friday that it was postponing his visit indefinitely. Rogozin,…
Moon could be wetter than thought, say scientists
The Moon, long thought to be a dry, inhospitable orb, hosts surprisingly large sub-surface water reserves, which one day may quench the thirst of lunar explorers from Earth, scientists said Monday.
Alien life: 'peculiar' radio signals emerge from nearby star
Some very "peculiar signals" have been noticed coming from a star just 11 light-years away, scientists in Puerto Rico say.
Mouse sperm survives in space, but could human babies?
Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said this week.
Soyuz rocket places Spanish satellite into space
A Russian-built Soyuz rocket blasted off from French Guiana and successfully placed into orbit a Spanish telecommunications satellite, the French launch company Arianespace said.