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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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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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Power problem with Insat-4B


August 12th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Insat-4B communication satellite is facing a power supply problem leading to 50 percent of its transponders being switched off, parliament was informed Thursday. Replying to ... Read more...

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Failure of imported components behind loss of satellites? (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The recurring loss of Indian satellites because of power supply glitches may be due to the failure of imported components, according to Indian Space Research ... Read more...

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‘India losing satellites due to failure of imported components’


July 11th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Even as Indian space scientists are working on the partial restoration of communications satellite INSAT-4B, they are worried because of the recurring failure of their satellites due ... Read more...

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Power supply snag hits Indian communication satellite


July 9th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Scientists of the Indian space agency are working to fix a power snag that switched off 12 transponders of the INSAT-4B comunication satellite Wednesday night, affecting ... Read more...

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