global positioning satellite

India to launch three satellites next month

August 3rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) India will launch three satellites next month and two more by the end of this year, said a senior official here."We will be launching Spot-6, ... Read more...

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Russia completes deployment of navigation satellites

October 8th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 8 (IANS) Russia has completed the deployment of its global positioning satellite group "Glonass", an official said Friday.Glonass, the Russian equivalent of the US Global Positioning System (GPS), ... Read more...

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Chile quake moved Concepcion city 3 metres westward

March 10th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 9 (DPA) The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that hit Chile last month moved the city of Concepcion about three metres to the west and also shifted several other cities ... Read more...

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How far South American cities moved in Chile quake

March 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have shown how far South American cities moved in the massive earthquake that struck Chile on February 27.Preliminary measurements, produced from data gathered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Lacy underwear’ guiding explorers towards North Pole

March 30th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): A bunch of Arctic explorers have found a rather 'saucy' tool to navigate their way to the North Pole-a pair of lacy underwear for the ladies.The Catlin Arctic ... Read more...

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ESAs GOCE satellite completes early orbit phase

March 21st, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, March 21 (ANI): The European Space Agencys GOCE satellite has completed its early orbit phase.During the critical Launch and Early Orbit Phase, beginning with separation from its booster on ... Read more...

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Raytheon eyes $1-bn Indian civilian business by 2018

October 21st, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Global defence and aviation major, the $21.3-billion Raytheon of the US, sees a $1 billion business potential in the Indian civilian sector alone over the next 5-10 years.The ... Read more...

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300-km aftershock zone formed after China quake: expert

June 26th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 26 (Xinhua) A 300-km aftershock zone has been created following the devastating earthquake that hit southwestern China May 12, killing more than 80,000 people, an earthquake expert said Thursday. "More ... Read more...

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