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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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russia to expand commercial space services


June 30th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will expand its commercial space services and push the US and the European Union out of that market, a minister has said.Deputy Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lanka to launch its first satellite in 2015


May 25th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 25 (IANS) China will help Sri Lanka launch its first satellite by 2015, officials said.Local company SupremeSAT said it has reached an agreement with the Sri Lankan board ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to ferry heaviest foreign satellite in August


April 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) India will ferry two foreign satellites - French and Japanese - on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C21) rocket in August this year for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russia looks for commercial space projects


April 13th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia needs to invigorate its efforts to implement commercial space projects jointly with the European Space Agency and individual space powers, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch French satellite


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) India will launch an advanced French remote sensing satellite, SPOT 6, with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket later this year, a statement said ... Read more...

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Dense fog disrupts flights, trains in Kolkata


January 14th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Heavy fog threw air services out of gear at the international airport here Friday as 40 flights failed to take off while train schedules were also disrupted, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India’s defence research agency eyes export markets


September 12th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 12 (IANS) India's premier defence research agency will now have a commercial arm on the lines of the Indian space agency's Antrix to tap export markets, a senior ... Read more...

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Space expo begins in India’s tech hub


August 25th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The second international space exhibition and conference began here Wednesday with global space agencies and vendors showcasing their latest technologies, products and services. Organised by the state-run Indian ... Read more...

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NASA awards launch services contract for IRIS mission


June 9th, 2010 - 4:56 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA Tuesday awarded a contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation to launch the IRIS mission, NASA announced.The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph spacecraft, also known as IRIS, will ... Read more...

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India to launch US-made satellites on commercial terms


July 29th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) The technology safeguard agreement (TSA) signed recently paves the way for India to launch US-made satellites from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, a top space ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NASA and NOAA’S GOES-O satellite launched successfully


June 28th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): The latest Geo-stationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-O, soared into space Saturday after a successful launch from Space Launch Complex 37 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

JetLite plans Middle East flights this year


April 8th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) JetLite, the low-fare subsidiary of India's private airline Jet Airways, is planning to launch operations to the Middle East by the middle of this year. "We are hopeful ... Read more...

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