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China launches telecommunication satellite


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China successfully launched a telecommunication satellite into orbit Saturday night.The ChinaSat 2A was launched at 11.56 p.m. using a Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang ... Read more...

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PM hails Risat-1 launch


April 26th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday congratulated scientists of India's space agency ISRO for the successful launch of the PSLV-C19 rocket that has put into ... Read more...

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China readies next generation rockets


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China is planning to launch is next generation Long March-5 carrier rocket in 2014.Chinese experts have succeeded in developing the hydrogen box that will store fuel ... Read more...

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BMW fined for Chinese rocket image in ad


December 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Luxury carmaker BMW China has been ordered to stop using the image of a Chinese rocket in one of its ads and pay a fine of ... Read more...

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China plans to launch two manned spacecraft in 2012


March 4th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 4 (ANI): A spokesman for the China Manned Space Engineering Office has said that China plans to launch two manned spacecraft in 2012 to dock with its space module, Tiangong-1, ... Read more...

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Budgetary boost to space research, atomic energy (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's atomic energy and space programmes received handsome increases in their annual allocation of around 31 percent and 43 percent, respectively, over the previous year in ... Read more...

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China considers super-powerful engine for next generation space rockets


July 27th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): China is considering a new super-powerful engine for the next generation of space rockets.BBC quotes Li Tongyu, general manager of the marketing department at the China Academy ... Read more...

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China designing powerful carrier rocket for moon landing


March 5th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 5 (ANI): China is designing a new heavy-thrust carrier rocket that can send astronauts to the moon.China Daily quoted Liang Xiaohong, vice-president of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe in October


March 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China plans to launch the Chang'e-2, the country's second lunar probe, in October this year."The satellite would be launched on a Long March 3-C ... Read more...

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China plans to launch unmanned space module next year


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China plans to launch an unmanned space module in 2011. It is expected to complete the country's first space docking which is regarded as an essential step toward ... Read more...

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Human flight to Mars will be a global mission: ISRO


January 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 27 (IANS) The maiden human space flight to Mars would be a global mission through a consortium by 2030, a top Indian space official said Wednesday. "Manned mission to Mars ... Read more...

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Pak will do everything to get own version of India’s spy satellite: Experts


April 21st, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.21 (ANI): With India launching its first spy satellite, RISAT-2, to keep an eye on all activities along Pakistan border, experts believe that Pakistan too would initiate a programme to counter ... Read more...

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China successfully launches second satellite for global navigation system


April 15th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): China has successfully launched its second navigation satellite, as part of the country's independent global satellite navigation system.The carrier rocket, Long March 3C, blasted off today ... Read more...

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China plans to set up rocket company


March 10th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 10 (Xinhua) China will set up an umbrella company to integrate the technical and marketing aspects of rocket building, an official with the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology said ... Read more...

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Chinas new carrier rocket to start operations in 2014


March 3rd, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): China has announced that its new generation of carrier rocket the Long March 5, which has a maximum payload capacity of 25 tons, would start operations in ... Read more...

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Space research gets Rs.36 billion


February 29th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) In order to maintain India's growth and global presence in space, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday allocated Rs.36 billion for space research during 2008-09 in areas like ... Read more...

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China to build new carrier rocket series, launch centre


November 14th, 2007 - 8:09 am ICT by admin
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