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ISRO-built communications satellite for Europe launched


November 27th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)-built communication satellite HYLAS (Highly Adaptable Satellite) for EADS-Astrium of Europe was launched Saturday by an Ariane rocket from the Guyana Space ... 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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ISRO touches milestone in foreign payload launches


July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO Monday crossed a new milestone Monday in launching third party satellites by slinging three foreign satellites into orbit, ... Read more...

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Countdown on for rocket launch with Indian cyro engine (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) The countdown to the launch of a 50-metre, tall, 416-tonne rocket with an Indian cryogenic engine to inject an advanced communication satellite in the geo-synchronous ... Read more...

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India gets ready to fire its own cryogenic rocket engine (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) India Wednesday readied itself to join the elite space club by firing for the first time its own cryogenic rocket engine to launch an advanced communication satellite. "The ... 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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India successfully tests own cryogenic rocket engine


December 20th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully conducted a test of its indigenous cryogenic (supercooled fuel) engine to be used in the next geosynchronous launch vehicle (GSLV-D3) ... Read more...

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Come rain or shine, India’s lunar mission to keep Oct 22 date (Lead)


October 11th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Oct 11 (IANS) Come rain or shine, India's maiden moon mission to be launched from here Oct 22 will proceed as scheduled, with scientists at work to weatherproof the ... Read more...

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