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India’s next moon mission banks on Russia, no Mars race with China: ISRO chief (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, said India's space agency chief Sunday, a ... Read more...

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India’s next moon mission depends on Russia: ISRO chief


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, ISRO chairman said Sunday, a day when ... Read more...

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Mars rover sends back human voice recording


August 28th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) The first recorded human voice that travelled from Earth to Mars and then back to Earth was released Monday at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) ... Read more...

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‘India’s lunar mission found moon alive & kicking’


July 16th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India's maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 found the earth's satellite alive and kicking, demolishing myths about it being bone dry and inactive for millions of ... Read more...

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China to explore deep space


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) China will set up its own deep space communication network in three to five years which will help in the exploration of the solar system, a top scientist ... Read more...

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Data from Chandrayaan moon mission to go public


September 5th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Bhargavi Kerur Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Voluminous scientific data, including rare images of the moon, from India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 will be made public by the year-end."People will have free ... Read more...

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No evidence of shootout at ISRO facility: Minister (Lead)


March 17th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) A day after reports of a shootout at a centre of India's space agency ISRO near here, Karnataka Home Minister V.S. Acharya Wednesday said there was no ... Read more...

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ISRO shootout result of misunderstanding: minister


March 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) The shootout at the sensitive Deep Space Network (DSN) facility of India's space agency ISRO near here appears to be the result of a "misunderstanding" and should ... Read more...

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Shootout at ISRO facility, hunt on for two men (Third lead)


March 16th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Security was stepped up around the sensitive Deep Space Network (DSN) facility of India's space agency ISRO near here after a shootout early Tuesday between two unidentified ... Read more...

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Security alert at ISRO facility after shootout (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Security was stepped up around the sensitive Deep Space Network (DSN) facility of India's space agency ISRO near here following a shootout early Tuesday with two unidentified ... Read more...

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NASA begins campaign to build improved deep space network antennas


February 26th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA has begun a new antenna-building campaign near Canberra, Australia, to improve Deep Space Network communications.Following the recommendations of an independent study, NASA has embarked ... Read more...

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NASA builds new antennas for Deep Space Network


February 26th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by BNO News
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Thursday that it began a new antenna-building campaign to improve Deep Space Network communications.NASA launched a recent project to replace its aging fleet of 70-meter-wide ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch Mars mission by 2013


August 31st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI):Indian Space research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madavan Nair said on Monday that India would launch an Indian mission to Mars by 2013.The ISRO has begun the ... Read more...

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India terminates maiden moon mission abruptly (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji/Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has been terminated abruptly after repeated attempts to restore radio contact with the spacecraft failed, a top space official said Sunday. "We had ... Read more...

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India terminates moon mission, ISRO chief to meet PM (Lead)


August 30th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) India Sunday decided to terminate its first unmanned moon mission as contact could not be re-established with the spacecraft Chandrayaan, Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO) Chairman G. ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan: Fact-sheet of aborted moon mission


August 30th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) India's first unmanned moon mission was called off Sunday, a day after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost radio contact with it. Here are the main ... Read more...

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India calls off Chandrayaan moon mission


August 30th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) India Sunday decided to terminate its first unmanned moon mission as contact could not be re-established with the spacecraft Chandrayaan, a top space official said here. "We are ... Read more...

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Chances of restoring contact with Chandrayaan slim: ISRO


August 30th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian scientists are still trying to restore radio contact with the lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1, but the chances of re-establishing contact are slim, a senior space official ... Read more...

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India’s moon mission operation suspended (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2009 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) India suspended its first moon mission operation after the lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1 lost radio contact with the earth in the wee hours of Saturday, a top official of ... Read more...

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India’s first moon mission Chandrayaan-I “definitely over”, says project director


August 29th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 29(ANI): India's ambitious moon mission -- Chandrayaan-I -- came to an abrupt end on Saturday after losing radio with the spacecraft."The mission is definitely over. We have lost contact ... Read more...

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Lunarcraft loses contact, India may abort moon mission (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) India may have to abort its first moon mission after attempts Saturday to restore radio contact with its lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1 proved futile, a senior space official said. "Chandrayaan ... Read more...

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India may abandon moon mission after radio link snaps (Lead)


August 29th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) India may have to abandon its first unmanned lunar mission after the spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 abruptly lost radio contact with its ground station here early Saturday. "We have lost ... Read more...

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India’s first moon mission may be over, says project director


August 29th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 29 (ANI):India's ambitious moon mission -- Chandrayaan-I -- has probably ended after loosing radio contact since Saturday noon, said its project director M. Annadurai, but Indian Space Research Organisation ... Read more...

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Radio contact lost with Chandrayaan-I : ISRO


August 29th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug.29 (ANI): Radio contact with Chandrayaan-I spacecraft was abruptly lost at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday.Deep Space Network at Byalalu near Bangalore received the data from Chandrayaan-I during the previous orbit ... Read more...

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Radio contact with India’s lunarcraft Chandrayaan lost


August 29th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Radio contact with India's first lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1 was abruptly lost early Saturday, the Indian space agency said. "The contact was lost at 01.30 IST as the deep space ... Read more...

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India’s lunarcraft hunts for ice on moon with NASA orbiter


August 21st, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) India's first lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1 Friday conducted a joint experiment with Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) of the US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to trace presence of ... Read more...

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Martian dust storms can generate lightning


August 9th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): Scientists, using a new detector, have for the first time observed evidence that Martian dust storms can generate lightning.Dust storms on Earth build up an electric field as ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan beams moon’s shadow during solar eclipse (Lead) (With Images)


July 28th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 captured the shadow of the moon on the earth's surface during the July 22 total solar eclipse, an Indian space agency official ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan sends photos of total lunar eclipse (With Image)


July 28th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has captured the shadow of the moon on the earth's surface during the July 22 total solar eclipse, an Indian ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan sensor failure not to impact lunar mission life: ISRO (Second lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) The failure of a critical sensor onboard India's maiden lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 will not impact its mission life and space scientists have overcome the snag with an ... Read more...

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India’s mooncraft set right after sensor malfunction (Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Indian space scientists have corrected the orientation of the country's first lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 after one of its sensors malfunctioned, a senior official said Friday. "We have overcome ... Read more...

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NASA’s lunar map sheds new light on Moon’s darkest craters


June 19th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): NASA scientists have created a new lunar topography map with the highest resolution of the Moon's rugged south polar region, which provides new information on some of out ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan orbit raised to 200 km for further Moon probe


May 20th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) The Indian space agency has raised the orbit of its first unmanned lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 to 200km from the lunar surface for further studies on orbit perturbations ... Read more...

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NASA selects future projects to study Mars and Mercury


May 5th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): NASA has selected two science investigations that will aid in the interior examination of Mars and probe the tenuous atmosphere of Mercury.The projects, valued at approximately 38 million ... Read more...

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Laser payload aboard Chandrayaan turned on


November 16th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) The lunar laser ranging instrument (LLRI) on board India's first unmanned spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 was switched on Sunday, two days after the moon impact probe (MIP) landed on the ... Read more...

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