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Micro-satellite NanoDragon, developed and built by the Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC), will go through a final test this month before it is put into orbit this September.

Binh Dinh hosts “Magnetic Fields in the Universe” conference

Experts involved in astrophysical, space and laboratory plasmas and young researchers from 25 countries worldwide have gathered at the 7th edition of the series “Magnetic Fields in the Universe” that is taking place in Quy Nhon from February 16-22.

Durian in space: Thailand to send smelly fruit into orbit

 Imagine being trapped in a spaceship with the world's smelliest fruit. Thailand's space research agency has just announced plans to send durian to space by July, as part of a project to produce Thai food suitable for future space travel.

Sarah Brightman to perform Lloyd Webber song in space

 Sarah Brightman has been working with her former husband Andrew Lloyd Webber on a song she can perform in space.

Vietnam to go ahead with new Hanoi-HCM City route

Though a simulated flight showed somewhat unsatisfactory results, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has stated it still believes in the feasibility of the route between Hanoi and HCM City over Laos and Cambodia airspace.

Vietnam's satellite orbit adjusted to dodge probable collision

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s first earth-observing satellite, VNREDSat-1, changed its orbit to duck a possible collision with another object cruising at high speed last week, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology said on Wednesday.

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20-year-old student to be the second Vietnamese going into space

 VietNamNet Bridge – Last night, October 27, Lieutenant General Pham Tuan--the first Vietnamese going into space, announced the name of the second Vietnamese who will fly into space: Vu Thanh Long, 20, a student from HCM City.

11 Vietnamese trained in aerospace technology in Japan

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam National Satellite Center (VNSC) has sent 11 officers to Japan for training in aerospace technology at five universities in Japan under the Vietnam Aerospace Center Project.

Vietnam will have second remote sensing satellite

VNREDSat-1B is the next remote sensing satellite that Vietnam intends to launch into space with the cooperation of Belgium, after the successful launch of the first earth observation satellite.

Nearly 3,500 people register for the astronaut selection

VietNamNet Bridge - The organizers of the "Find the 2nd Vietnamese astronaut" program have said that up to 3,490 young people have registered for the selection, which was launched three weeks ago. 

Scientists warn about “office risks”

The people working at offices and self-contained buildings are prone to some diseases of headache or inflammation because of the regular inhalation of volatile organic compounds arising from printers, wooden furniture or paints.