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Indian spacecraft enters lunar orbit, makes history (Second lead)

November 8th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) India Saturday made history by firing its first unmanned spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 into the lunar orbit, breaking away from the earth's gravitational field for a rendezvous with the moon."The ... Read more...

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Indias Chandrayaan successfully settles into lunar trajectory

November 6th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 6 (ANI): Following a fifth orbit-raising maneuver, Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft has successfully settled into a trajectory that will take it to the Moon.Chandrayaan-1 is Indias first mission to venture ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan camera clicks earth from deep space

October 31st, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Images below Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) The terrain mapping camera onboard India's first unmanned lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 took excellent shots of the earth from deep space in black and white, the space agency ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan pushed closer to lunar orbit

October 29th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) India's first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 was pushed closer to lunar orbit Wednesday after the fourth orbit-raising manoevure lifted the spacecraft to 267,000 km away from the earth ... Read more...

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