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Global scientists descend on Mysore for space summit


July 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 14 (IANS) Over 2,500 scientists from 75 countries descended on this city of palaces, for a week-long international space summit, being held in India for the ... Read more...

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Kasturirangan declines comment on rocket programme review


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K. Kasturirangan, who will head a seven-member committee to look into the future of India's heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch ... Read more...

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India to find reasons for its rockets’ failures


December 31st, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) India will analyse the flight data of its heavy rockets, including the geo-synchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F06) that broke up on Christmas Day, to find out reasons ... Read more...

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Indian space agency highlights in 2010 (With Mixed bag for Indian space agency in 2010)


December 30th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Major milestones of the Indian Space Research Organisation in 2010:JanuaryLaunching sounding rockets to study annular solar eclipse. Successful testing of world's third largest solid propellant booster for ... Read more...

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India to show presence through Indo-Russian robotic mission


August 13th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): India and Russia have jointly started working on a robotic mission, whereby the Russian-built four-legged platform will deliver around 35kg of scientific equipment to the lunar surface and ... Read more...

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ISRO chief offers prayers at Tirupathi after successful five satellite launch


July 13th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupathi (Andhra Pradesh), July 13 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chief K. Radhakrishnan worshipped at the Lord Venkateswara Temple at Tirumala here on Monday night, hours after successfully overseeing the ... Read more...

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Failure of imported components behind loss of satellites? (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The recurring loss of Indian satellites because of power supply glitches may be due to the failure of imported components, according to Indian Space Research ... Read more...

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‘India losing satellites due to failure of imported components’


July 11th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Even as Indian space scientists are working on the partial restoration of communications satellite INSAT-4B, they are worried because of the recurring failure of their satellites due ... Read more...

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India hopes to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2′ by 2013


June 30th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 30 (ANI): The Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Radhakrishnan has said India is preparing to launch its second moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' by 2013."The Chandrayaan-2 we ... Read more...

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Space cooperation with India vitally important, says US


June 29th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June (IANS) Recognising the emergence of new spacefaring nations like India, President Barack Obama focuses on international cooperation on issues ranging from controlling space junk to national-security projects ... Read more...

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Moon has more water than Great Lakes, Chandrayaan data shows


June 15th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 15 (IANS) Scientists have found Moon's minerals may have at least 100 times more water than previously indicated by remote sensing data from the Indian spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 and ... Read more...

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Moon’s biggest crater exposes its hidden lower crust


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that the biggest and deepest crater on the Moon can provide glimpses of the hidden lower crust of Earth's natural satellite.Shortly after the Moon formed, an ... Read more...

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NASA finds ice on the moon


March 4th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA announced that it had found water on the north pole of the moon, that is sufficient enough to generate oxygen and/or even sustain a scientific ... Read more...

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Ice On The Moon: One Step Closer To Life


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chandrayaan-1, which was sent to the moon in 2008 in order to collect data about the surface of the satellite, had brought back data that showed ... Read more...

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India to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2′ by 2013


January 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 28 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) chief K. Radhakrishnan on Wednesday said the configuration for the new moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' is being finalized and added that it would ... Read more...

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Moon’s crystal mountains reveal its molten past


January 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): The crystal mountains, which were found on the moon by India's Chandrayaan-1 probe, are a sign that a roiling ocean of magma once engulfed the rocky body of ... Read more...

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Yash Pal and Annadurai selected for Firodia award


December 9th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Two scientists connected to the Indian space sector, Yash Pal and M. Annadurai, have been selected for the 2009 H.K.Firodia award. The Awards Selection Committee comprising R.A. Mashelkar, ... Read more...

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More indigenous components in second moon mission: ISRO


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Nov 23(ANI): Mylswamy Annadurai, Project Director of Chandrayan Mission II, ISRO, on Monday said that there would be more indigenous components in country's second moon mission.Annadurai was in the ... Read more...

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There is plenty of water on the moon, NASA confirms


November 14th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) There is indeed water on the moon - as first indicated by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan - and plenty of it, US space scientists ... Read more...

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Successful firing of cryogenic engine a challenge for new ISRO chief


October 25th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman-designate K. Radhakrishnan, who takes over Oct 31, has said his first priority would be to see that the indigenously ... Read more...

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After the Moon, India eyeing human space flight


October 22nd, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) After the success of its first Chandrayaan moon mission, India is now looking at exploration of outer space using planetary missions including a human space flight programme, ... Read more...

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American Chandrayaan scientist to remain in jail


October 21st, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) An American scientist credited with helping find water on the Moon on India's Chandrayaan mission has been ordered to remain in jail on a charge of spying for ... Read more...

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Arrested NASA scientist worked on Chandrayaan-1


October 20th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A senior NASA scientist who has been arrested in the US for alleged espionage was one of the main investigators of an American scientific instrument that ... Read more...

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India’s Chandrayaan reveals how water is produced on Moon


October 16th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, October 16 (ANI): The ESA-ISRO instrument SARA onboard the Indian Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter has confirmed how water is likely being created on the lunar surface.The findings from the instrument indicate ... Read more...

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Data related to traces of water on moon being analysed, says Chavan


September 26th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.26 (ANI): Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said analysis of data collected about the presence of traces of water on moon was ... Read more...

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India’s moon mission lauded in Dhaka daily


September 26th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Applauding India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission and the discovery of water on the moon, a Dhaka daily has said the find has significantly widened the scope for space research. But ... Read more...

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Indian scientists knew about lunar water presence in June (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) India's first lunar mission, Chandrayaan-I, had made a "path-breaking and real discovery" by establishing the presence of water on the moon in June itself, the Indian Space ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I mission was a complete success, says ISRO chairman


September 25th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept 25 (ANI): Terming the finding of water on the Lunar surface a 'historic' one, ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair on Friday said that the Chandrayaan-I mission was a complete ... Read more...

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Water on moon brings colonisation dream nearer


September 25th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Discovery of water on the moon by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 may bolster US space agency NASA's long-held goal of setting up an outpost there, ... Read more...

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India’s own probe also found water on moon: ISRO


September 25th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) India's own Moon Impact Probe (MIP) on board the country's maiden lunar craft had discovered water on the moon, a finding confirmed by US space agency NASA's ... Read more...

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Water on moon: Scientists cry eureka!


September 24th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) India's first lunar mission is perhaps the only space project that has raised many eyebrows. But the sensational finding of water on moon has vindicated Indian Space ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission finds water on moon (Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington/London/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has rocked the scientific establishment and hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon ... Read more...

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India’s Chandrayaan first to find water on Moon


September 24th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Data from Chandrayaan-1, India's first lunar mission, has revealed the presence of large quantities of water on the surface of the Moon, a discovery that is a ... Read more...

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Water on moon can’t be confirmed: ISRO chief (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G. Madhavan Nair has said he can't confirm the presence of water on the moon. "Mineralogy matter has given 97 percent of ... Read more...

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Presence of water on moon can’t be confirmed: ISRO chief


September 24th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The American space agency NASA is expected to announce Thursday major findings of its moon mineralogy matter that went on board India's Chandrayaan-1. The announcement has been ... Read more...

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