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Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasts off


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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Manmohan watches as 100th Indian space mission blasts off (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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PM congratulates ISRO


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday congratulated scientists and engineers of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of an Indian rocket carrying two ... Read more...

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Nation’s development product of technological prowess: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) A nation's development is a product of its technological prowess, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday after the launch of ISRO's 100th mission."Questions are sometimes ... Read more...

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Indian space agency scores a perfect 100! (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket Sunday successfully launched into orbit two foreign satellites, marking Indian space agency ISRO's 100th mission in the presence of Prime ... Read more...

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Indian space agency scores a ton, ready for more (Third Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket Sunday successfully put into orbit two foreign satellites, marking Indian space agency ISRO's 100th mission in the presence of Prime ... Read more...

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India: From ferrying rockets on cycles to eyeing Mars


September 8th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) From the days of having a church as control room, the bishop's house as office, a bicycle as ferry, naked eyes to track the smoke ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for India’s 100th space mission


September 8th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) The 51-hour countdown for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, is progressing smoothly at the Sriharikota satellite launch centre ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for 100th Indian rocket mission


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) The 51-hour countdown for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, began Friday at 6.51 a.m. at the Sriharikota satellite ... Read more...

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Count down for 100th Indian rocket launch begins Friday morning


September 6th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The 51-hour count down for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, would begin Friday at 6.51 a.m. at the ... Read more...

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ISRO to score 100 with a cooperative mission Sep 9


August 27th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The 100th launch mission of the Indian space agency slated for Sep 9 will also showcase the cooperation between two global competitors, a growing trend ... Read more...

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Indian rocket engine test successful


May 13th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) India Saturday successfully tested the indigenous super cooled cryogenic engine that will be used to fire a heavier rocket to put a communication satellite in ... Read more...

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Risat-1 catapults India into a select group of nations (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) On an early Thursday morning, an Indian rocket successfully launched into orbit a microwave Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) from the spaceport here in ... Read more...

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Indian rocket being fuelled for Risat-1 launch


April 25th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) With 5.47 a.m. Thursday set for the blast-off of the Indian rocket carrying a remote sensing/earth observation satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - into ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu woman behind satellite launch Thursday


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will have special reason to cheer Thursday when an Indian rocket puts Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) into orbit and the remote sensing satellite ... Read more...

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New ISRO centre to control spy satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Indian rocket that will carry the 1,850 kg indigenous surveillance satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - to the skies this month will be ... Read more...

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Students of three Indian institutes bag NASA award


October 14th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Students of three Indian education institutions, which designed and launched their own satellites, have won a US space agency's student competition (foreign category) challenge.The three institutions ... Read more...

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Indian rocket launch delayed by a minute to avoid space collision


October 12th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) A lot can happen in a matter of one minute, officials said Wednesday about the postponement of a rocket launch by 60 seconds ... Read more...

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Indian rocket crosses half century of satellite launches


October 12th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) India's most successful rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), Wednesday exceeded a half century of satellite launches when it slung four satellites ... Read more...

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Indian rocket hurls aloft four satellites


October 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) An Indian rocket blasted off from the spaceport here Wednesday to place into orbit an Indo-French satellite to study the tropical weather system ... Read more...

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Indian rocket launch countdown makes smooth progress


October 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The countdown to Wednesday's launch of the Indian PSLV rocket ferrying four satellites is progressing smoothly, with the fourth stage fully fuelled up, said an ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu university plans Centre for Space Technology


October 10th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) As an Indian rocket prepares to sling into orbit Wednesday a nano-satellite built by its students, SRM University has announced plans to set up a ... Read more...

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Indian rocket blasts off with communication satellite


July 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-12 blasted off from the space port here, 80 km north of Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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Indian rocket set for blast-off


July 15th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Ferrying the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-12A, a fully fuelled up Indian rocket is all set to blast off from the space port ... Read more...

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Indian rocket set for launch Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The stage is set for the Friday launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17) ferrying the 1,140 kg GSAT-12 communication satellite.The rocket will blast-off ... Read more...

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Countdown starts for Friday rocket launch


July 13th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Countdown for the Friday evening launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17), carrying a communication satellite, started at 11.48 a.m. Wednesday at the ... Read more...

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India’s latest satellite starts beaming pictures


April 29th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 launched last week beamed its first set of pictures Thursday.In a statement, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said ... Read more...

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India’s latest satellite to beam pictures from Thursday


April 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2, launched last week, is all set to beam back pictures Thursday onwards, the Indian space agency said.A statement ... 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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Countdown for Indian rocket launch begins


April 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, started early ... 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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German-made connectors snapped: ISRO


January 5th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) The 10 connectors that snapped prematurely destroying the Indian rocket - geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) - Dec 25 were imported from Germany, an Indian Space Research ... Read more...

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Snappping of connectors caused launch failure: Scientist


December 29th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The snapping of around 10 connectors between the second and third stage of the Indian rocket GSLV led to the failure of the communication satellite ... Read more...

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Heavier payload caused Indian rocket’s failure: Expert


December 27th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Instability introduced by excessive payload weight was most likely responsible for the failure of an Indian rocket's launch on Christmas day, an expert in ... 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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