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Manned missions being discussed: ISRO chief


July 15th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) India's space agency has plans to launch a manned space mission in the future, but a lot of work needs to be done ... Read more...

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Weak Russian component downed Indian rocket: Ex-ISRO chief


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) The destruction of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) in mid air in 2010 was due to an inherent weakness in a component in the ... Read more...

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Space programme can help realise sustainable development: PM


March 26th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 26 (IANS) India's space programme has a vital role in realising sustainable development, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday, asking the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to ... Read more...

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Rocket failure: Russian, Indian scientists differ on cause


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) The mystery over the mid-air crashing of an Indian rocket in December continues with officials of the Indian space agency and experts from Russia, which ... 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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Rocket failure hits India’s prospects in satellite launch market


December 29th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) India's prospects of hard-selling its capability to launch commercial satellites received a setback when one of its heavy rockets exploded on Christmas day due to ... Read more...

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Undaunted by rocket’s failure, India plans 30 satellite launches (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) India Tuesday announced plans to launch 30 remote sensing satellites in the next 10 years, undaunted by the failed launch of a rocket that was to place ... Read more...

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Suspected debris of exploded rocket washes ashore


December 28th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) An oval metal object, suspected to be debris of the rocket that was blown up mid-air by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists Saturday following a failed ... Read more...

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Hardware defect suspected for Indian rocket’s failure (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) Initial analysis of the data from Saturday's aborted launch of an Indian rocket indicated a hardware defect might have forced the destruction of the geosynchronous ... Read more...

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Indian space agency to probe rocket failure


December 26th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Dec 26 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will set up a Failure Analysis Committee (FAC) to examine the reasons for the failure of its rocket launch Saturday, an ... Read more...

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Indian rocket mission fails, second this year (Second Intro Night Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) India's space programme suffered a second successive blow in 2010 as an advanced communication satellite - GSAT-5P - exploded within a minute of ... Read more...

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Split second decision, I feel very sad: ISRO officer


December 25th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) For Vinod Kumar Srivastava, the range safety officer at ISRO rocket launch centre, it was a sad day - in a split second decision, he ... Read more...

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Indian rocket explodes minute after launch (Night Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) India's space programme suffered a blow Saturday as an advanced communication satellite - GSAT-5P - exploded within a minute after its launch from here on ... Read more...

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Indian rocket explodes minute after launch (Fourth Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Dec 25 (IANS) India's ambitious space programme suffered a major blow as an advanced communication satellite exploded within a minute after its launch from here on Christmas day Saturday.The 2,310 ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for GSAT launch Saturday


December 24th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The 30-hour countdown for the launch of advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P started 10.04 Friday morning at the Sriharikota rocket launch centre, about 80 km from Chennai, an ... Read more...

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ISRO gears up for Dec 25 GSAT launch


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian space scientists are gearing up for the Dec 25 launch of the advanced communications satellite GSAT-5P. The new entrant will retire INSAT-2E sent up in 1999 ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communications satellite Dec 25 (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations into a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will celebrate Christmas by launching an advanced ... Read more...

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Indian rocket’s cryogenic engine valve is fine: ISRO


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations on a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was Wednesday readying for the launch of an ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian scientists to decide Tuesday on rocket launch (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) With a leak in one of the engine valves forcing postponement of the GSLV rocket launch, Indian and Russian space scientists are to conduct some tests Tuesday ... Read more...

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India’s rocket launch postponed


December 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has postponed Monday's rocket launch, meant to put an advanced communications satellite into orbit, following the detection of a leak in ... Read more...

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Countdown for India’s advanced satellite launch begins Sunday


December 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) The countdown for Monday's launch of India's heaviest communication satellite, meant to retire an earlier one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of telecom, TV and ... Read more...

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Indian satellite launch vehicle now taller, heavier (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's satellite launch vehicle, which is scheduled to blast off Monday with an advanced communication satellite to retire one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of ... Read more...

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Indian GSLV rocket now taller, heavier


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV), scheduled to blast off Monday with an advanced communication satellite (GSAT-5P), is now taller by two metres and heavier by four ... Read more...

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Indian agency set to launch heaviest satellite for telecom, TV


December 16th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) were set to launch their heaviest satellite from near here Monday to retire an old one sent ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communication satellite Dec 20


December 13th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) India will Dec 20 launch the advanced GSAT-5P communication satellite that will replace the ageing INSAT 2E and ensure continuity of telecom and television services, an official ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to address ISRO scientists


December 1st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO is gearing up to host French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni at its headquarters here Saturday and will interact with ... Read more...

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ISRO to send up new communication satellite in 2010


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is expected to close 2010 with the launch of communication satellite GSAT-5P, which will replace the ageing INSAT 2E to ensure ... Read more...

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ISRO to replace two ageing satellites in December


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to replace two of its ageing satellites with new ones by December, an official said Thursday. The agency is planning to ... Read more...

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ISRO successfully tests propellants system of GSLV-M III


September 9th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mahendragiri (Tamil Nadu), Sep. 9 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully tested the propellant system of the body's soon-to-be launch mega vehicle, in the Tamil Nadu's Mahendragiri district on ... Read more...

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India tests heavy rocket’s liquid core stage successfully


September 8th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) India successfully conducted the second static test of liquid core stage for developing the advanced version of heavy rockets, the country's space agency said Wednesday. "The second static ... Read more...

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India’s second moon mission to carry five instruments


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) India's second moon mission in 2013 will carry five scientific instruments on board the spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 that will also have a lander and a rover to ride ... Read more...

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ISRO chairman prays for successful launch of PSLV-C15


July 11th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 11 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman K. Radhakrishnan has offered prayers at the Tirumala temple in Andhra Pradesh for a successful launch of the satellite PSLV-C15.Radhakrishnan, ... Read more...

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Lack of fuel supply led to GSLV-D3 failure: Expert Committee


July 9th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Seizure of rotor or rupture of the turbine casing could be the probable cause for the failure of the indigenous cryogenic engine that led the Geosynchronous Satellite ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch university-built nano satellite


June 26th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) The Indian space agency will be launching a nano satellite being built by the SRM University here after testing, an official Saturday said. "The satellite is being built ... Read more...

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Rocket scientist heads ISRO liquid propulsion systems centre


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) Noted rocket scientist S. Ramakrishnan is the new director of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) liquid propulsion systems centre at Thiruvananthapuram. The space agency Wednesday said Ramakrishnan, ... Read more...

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