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Indian satellite to be launched May 20 from Kourou

May 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) European Space Agency (ESA) Arianespace will launch India's heavy geo-stationary satellite (GSAT-8), intended for communication purposes, on board its Ariane-5 rocket May 20 from its ... Read more...

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UAE launches satellite from French Guiana

April 23rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday successfully launched its communications satellite from the European Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.An Ariane 5 rocket carrying the satellite ... Read more...

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Indian-made European satellite in geostationary orbit

November 30th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian-made European communication satellite Hylas Tuesday went into geo-stationary orbit and is in good health, the space agency said."Hylas (Highly Adaptable Satellite) is orbiting around the ... Read more...

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DTH customers hit by Insat-4B power glitch

July 10th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) About 70 percent of direct-to-home (DTH) customers across the country have been affected by the sudden failure of Insat-4B's solar panel, a leading digital cable operator claimed ... Read more...

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Orbiting space junk passes International Space Station

September 5th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (DPA) A large piece of space junk flew past the International Space Station (ISS) Friday without posing any threat, US space agency NASA said. A piece of a European Ariane-5 ... Read more...

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Herschel and Planck on their way to unlock secrets of the Universe

May 15th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The Herschel and Planck spacecraft have successfully blasted into space on May 14 from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana, in a mission to unlock the secrets ... Read more...

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Largest ever telescope launched from French Guiana

May 15th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 14 (DPA) Riding an Ariane 5 rocket, the world's largest telescope was launched Thursday from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on a mission to investigate the origins of the ... Read more...

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Ariane lifts-off with Indian-built satellite

December 21st, 2008 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) An Ariane 5 rocket carrying Indian-built European satellite W2M was launched early Sunday from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, South America, a TV channel reported.The satellite was ... Read more...

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With Indian-built satellite, Ariane set for lift-off from Kourou

December 20th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 20 (IANS) The countdown has begun for the launch of Ariane-5 rocket from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, South America, early Sunday, carrying the Indian-built European satellite W2M along with ... Read more...

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European Space Agency launches robot freighter

March 9th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Paris, March 9 (Xinhua) The European Space Agency launched its first Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) into space Sunday, French media reported. The ATV was launched aboard an Ariane 5 rocket, from Kourou, ... Read more...

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New ’space truck’ hailed as precursor to Mars mission

March 6th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Darmstadt (Germany), March 6 (DPA) A heavy-duty European spacecraft that will make its maiden flight Sunday has been hailed as a precursor to a spaceship that could one day carry robots to ... Read more...

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