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Oman desert used for Mars mission spacesuit tests

Related Articles DUBAI: Oman’s desert town of Marmul will be used to test the first spacesuit to be used on a manned mission to Mars, Omani daily the Times of Oman reported. The Austrian Space Forum is testing a prototype ...

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UN envoys take on mission impossible

Related Articles UNITED NATIONS, United States: They often go by the description of jack of all trades and have a reputation for being thick-skinned, perseverant, experienced and willing to take on a mission impossible.The men and women who take on ...

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Jerry Yellin, 93, Dies; Flew the Last World War II Combat Mission

Advertisement When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, plunging the United States into World War II, Jerry Yellin was a teenager living with his family in Hillside, N.J. Having been intrigued by flight since he was a ...

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Syria mission accomplished, declares Russia

Related Articles MOSCOW: Russia’s Defense Ministry on Thursday said its mission to oust Daesh terrorists from Syria had been “accomplished” with the country “completely liberated” from the extremist group.“The Russian armed forces’ goal to defeat armed groups of the Daesh ...

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Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation

Balbi said the navy had allowed nearly double the amount of time it would have been possible for the crew to stay alive if the submarine was under water. He didn’t discuss what he thinks happened to the 44-person crew. ...

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Palestinian pressure leads US to reverse PLO mission closure

Related Articles AMMAN: In a dramatic reversal of events, the US announced on Friday that it has overturned its earlier decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) mission in Washington.The decision was most likely made as a result of ...

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U.S.-Led Mission in Afghanistan Lacks Troops for New Strategy

BRUSSELS — Nearly three months after President Trump announced his new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the United States and its international allies are still trying to come up with the troops required to carry it out. The relatively ...

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US tells staffers of Somalia mission to leave over threat

Related Articles MOGADISHU: The US has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, because of “specific threat information” against them.Saturday’s statement says the information relates to Mogadishu International Airport.Somalia remains one of the ...

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