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Jean-Louis Santini

Jean-Louis Santini

    Ebola: US tightens controls on international travellers
    Ebola: US tightens controls on international travellers
    The United States will announce tightened controls on international travellers in the coming days to prevent Ebola from spreading on US soil, health...
    Space shuttle disappears in a puff of cigar smoke
    Space shuttle disappears in a puff of cigar smoke
    Cigars were passed around, flowers brightened desktops and pictures were snapped from all angles as Nasa employees hugged, laughed and cried after...
    US marks 50 years since second human spaceflight
    US marks 50 years since second human spaceflight
    Three weeks after the world marked 50 years since Russia's Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel in space, the United States (US) is...
    Endeavour poised for last liftoff
    Endeavour poised for last liftoff
    The United States space shuttle Endeavour is poised to launch on Friday carrying a multi-billion-dollar tool for searching the universe on the...
    In search of water, Nasa prepares to bomb the moon
    In search of water, Nasa prepares to bomb the moon
    Nasa is preparing a violent return to the moon on Friday as part of a mission to send a satellite and a rocket booster crashing into the surface to...
    Nasa launches telescope in search of Earth-like planets
    Nasa launches telescope in search of Earth-like planets
    The United States late on Friday launched a space telescope whose three-year mission is to find Earth-like planets in the Milky Way galaxy.
    Martian methane, proof that the Red Planet is habitable?
    Martian methane, proof that the Red Planet is habitable?
    Plumes of methane gas detected on Mars could be a sign of geological or biological activity -- and possibly the latest indication that life can be...
    Scientists gather for debate on 21st-century challenges
    Scientists gather for debate on 21st-century challenges
    Burning public health issues, cloned animals and the dangers of climate change will top the agenda at a conference drawing about 10 000...
    Shuttle heads home after successful mission
    Shuttle heads home after successful mission
    Nasa astronauts prepared on Tuesday to bring the space shuttle Endeavour back to Earth after a two-week mission to the International Space...
    Endeavour Astronauts prepare for first spacewalk
    Endeavour Astronauts prepare for first spacewalk
    United States astronauts prepared early on Saturday for the first spacewalk of the shuttle Endeavour mission following discovery of damage...
    Endeavour prepares to dock with ISS
    Endeavour prepares to dock with ISS
    The United States shuttle Endeavour prepared to dock with the International Space Station on Friday after sustaining minor damage to its...
    US shuttle blasts first teacher into space
    US shuttle blasts first teacher into space
    United States space shuttle Endeavour was blasting through space on Thursday, taking the first teacher there 21 years after the Challenger explosion ended the dream of another pioneering teacher....