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India’s tryst with Mars begins in November 2013 (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) India's tryst with Mars will begin in November 2013 to explore the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements, a top space official said late ... Read more...

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Indian manned space flight delayed further


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 17 (IANS) India's first human space flight would be delayed further for want of requisite technologies and capabilities, a top space official admitted Monday."The launch programme of ... Read more...

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A 12-12-12 launch for Indo-French satellite


September 12th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian space agency, which scored a century in space missions Sunday, has set a 12-12-12 launch date to send an Indo-French satellite into space ... Read more...

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India’s next moon mission banks on Russia, no Mars race with China: ISRO chief (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, said India's space agency chief Sunday, a ... Read more...

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India’s next moon mission depends on Russia: ISRO chief


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, ISRO chairman said Sunday, a day when ... 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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India to boost space assets to meet demand (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India is boot-strapping its space-based assets to meet the growing demand for enhanced services in communications, broadcasting remote-sensing and navigation, a top space agency ... Read more...

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India for international synergy in space missions


July 16th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India Monday called for international synergy in space missions for low-cost access to space resources and planetary explorations."I would call for international synergy in ... Read more...

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Choked Bangalore loses space event to Mysore


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 14 (IANS) India's tech hub Bangalore once again lost out in hosting an international event, this time, to its sister city Mysore, the cultural capital of ... Read more...

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Mysore to host international summit on space research


July 13th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) About 3,000 scientists and students from 75 countries, including India, will deliberate on the benefits of space for humankind at a summit in Mysore, 150 ... Read more...

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Indigenous space engine test Saturday


May 11th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The Indian space agency will Saturday conduct a crucial test on an indigenously built cryogenic engine for launching its heavier rockets from its spaceport, a ... Read more...

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India’s second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to wait


April 26th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) India's second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2, slated for 2014, will have to wait till the country's space agency flies two of its heavy rocket ... Read more...

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India’s spy satellite to be launched in April


March 13th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) A wholly Indian-built spy/surveillance satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - that can see through clouds and fog and has very high- resolution imaging is ... Read more...

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I am ready for an inquiry, says Madhavan Nair


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair reiterated Friday that he had done no wrong in the controversial Antrix deal and was ready to face an ... Read more...

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Space department denies information to ex-ISRO chief (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) The Department of Space (DoS) has declined to provide key documents sought by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan Nair to know ... Read more...

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Space department declined my RTI plea: Ex-ISRO chief Nair


March 1st, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) The department of space has declined to provide documents on the basis of which the government debarred former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief seeks fresh probe into Devas deal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) Blaming the space department for misleading the government and the Space Commission on the spectrum deal, former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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Scientist resigns over blacklisting of ISRO stalwarts (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) Eminent scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned to protest the blacklisting of former Indian space agency chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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Scientist resigns over blacklisting of ISRO stalwarts (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Eminent Scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned to protest the blacklisting of former Indian space agency chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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Eminent Indian space scientist quits in protest


February 24th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Eminnet scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned to protest the blacklisting of former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief can’t dictate to government: Congress


February 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) The Congress Sunday said former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair was free to criticise the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Nair, three others found responsible for controversial deal


February 5th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. ... Read more...

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I’ve been barred without probe, former ISRO chief tells PM (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The nixed Devas spectrum deal came again to haunt the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), as its former chairman G. Madhavan Nair complained to ... Read more...

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President unveils new rocket launch facility


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Monday unveiled a new rocket launch facility and its mission control centre at India's spaceport near Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.After dedicating ... Read more...

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India mulling second rocket port: Space agency chief


October 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) To increase the frequency of satellite launches and to cash in on the international market for launching remote sensing satellites, the Indian space ... Read more...

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India launching satellite to study tropical climate


September 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) India will launch on Oct 12 a dedicated satellite to study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropical regions in collaboration with the French space ... Read more...

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Three women scientists involved in satellite project


July 16th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) July 15 (IANS) Three women space scientists are playing an important role for the successful functioning of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-12, launched Friday from the ... Read more...

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New full-time head for ISRO’s commercial arm (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Senior space scientist V.S. Hegde was Saturday named the first full-time head of Antrix Corporation, the Indian space agency's commercial arm, to aggressively tap growing ... Read more...

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Indian space agency’s commercial arm gets new head


July 9th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Antrix Corporation, the Indian space agency's commercial arm, Saturday got a new head, V.S. Hegde, an expert in remote sensing applications as part of the ... Read more...

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India to launch 12 foreign satellites in next two years


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) India has bagged multi-million dollar contracts to launch 12 foreign satellites in the lower orbit from its spaceport over the next two years, a top ... Read more...

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India to launch next communication satellite in July


June 1st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) India will launch another advanced communication satellite - GSAT-12 - in geosynchronous orbit in the second week of July using a smaller rocket, a senior ... Read more...

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Indian satellite to be launched May 20 from Kourou


May 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) European Space Agency (ESA) Arianespace will launch India's heavy geo-stationary satellite (GSAT-8), intended for communication purposes, on board its Ariane-5 rocket May 20 from its ... Read more...

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India’s new satellite beams high quality images


May 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 has beamed high quality images distinctly showing the northern and western regions of the country, the space agency ... Read more...

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ISRO builds India’s fastest supercomputer


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) State-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has built a supercomputer which is fastest in terms of peak performance of 220 teraflops (220 trillion floating point ... Read more...

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Acoustic test facility set up for ISRO satellites


April 11th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) The state-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has set up a state-of-the-art acoustic test facility for satellites of the Indian space agency in this tech hub."The ... Read more...

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