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Russian space freighter destroyed in atmosphere


August 30th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Large pieces of the Russian Progress M-12M space freighter have not been found after it crashed in Siberia because the spaceship most likely burned up ... Read more...

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NASA calls off Endeavour launch attempt due to technical problem


April 30th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- The launch attempt of the space shuttle Endeavour was called off on Friday afternoon due to a technical problem with its heaters.With weather 70 percent 'go', ... Read more...

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Weather 70 percent ‘go’ for space shuttle Endeavour launch


April 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by BNO News
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (BNO NEWS) -- NASA has said it is expecting a 70 percent chance of favorable weather for Friday's space shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The space ... Read more...

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Health tourism to get industry status in Haryana


January 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) Health tourism will now be given the status of industry in Haryana and projects with over Rs.100 crore (Rs.1 billion) investment will qualify for the applicable incentives, the ... Read more...

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Indian space agency to probe rocket failure


December 26th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Dec 26 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will set up a Failure Analysis Committee (FAC) to examine the reasons for the failure of its rocket launch Saturday, an ... Read more...

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GSAT satellite all set for launch (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Dec 25 (IANS) Advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P, which will ensure continuity of telecom, television and weather services after an earlier satellite is retired, will be launched at the Sriharikota rocket ... Read more...

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Countdown for GSAT satellite launch begins


December 25th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P - which will ensure continuity of telecom, television and weather services after an earlier satellite is retired - is set to be launched ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for GSAT launch Saturday


December 24th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The 30-hour countdown for the launch of advanced communication satellite GSAT-5P started 10.04 Friday morning at the Sriharikota rocket launch centre, about 80 km from Chennai, an ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced communications satellite Dec 25 (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations into a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will celebrate Christmas by launching an advanced ... Read more...

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Indian rocket’s cryogenic engine valve is fine: ISRO


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations on a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was Wednesday readying for the launch of an ... Read more...

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Indian satellite launch vehicle now taller, heavier (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's satellite launch vehicle, which is scheduled to blast off Monday with an advanced communication satellite to retire one sent up in 1999 and ensure continuity of ... Read more...

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Indian GSLV rocket now taller, heavier


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) India's geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV), scheduled to blast off Monday with an advanced communication satellite (GSAT-5P), is now taller by two metres and heavier by four ... Read more...

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Launch of space shuttle Discovery postponed


November 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): NASA has postponed the launch of space shuttle Discovery to no earlier than 4:05 a.m. EST on Nov. 30.The reason behind the delay is a hydrogen gas leak ... Read more...

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Airplanes that also travel in space to be ‘the holy grail’ of aeronautics


October 12th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A British firm is working on an airplane that would also travel in space.Reaction Engines is constructing a prototype of a critical piece of its spaceplane's technology, which ... Read more...

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Soon, race head to head in rocket aircraft at 480 km/hr seven meters apart!


September 7th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 7 (ANI): The Rocket Racing League, which is a proposed racing league that would use rocket powered aircraft to race in a closed-circuit air racetrack, will have aircrafts flying at ... 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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Filling fuel for cryogenic engine to start


April 15th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 15 (IANS) Scientists were Thursday getting ready to launch an Indian-designed and built cryogenic engine to inject an advanced communication satellite into space. The filling of ... Read more...

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Review of Indian cryogenic engine holds up rocket launch


January 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) The test flight of a geo-synchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-D3) powered by an Indian cryogenic engine with super-cooled fuel has been put on hold as ... Read more...

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India’s space programmes based on its needs: Outgoing chief


October 31st, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) India does not look at other Asian countries like Japan and China as competitors in the space sector as its programmes are based on its ... Read more...

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India set to join exclusive cryogenic club


October 27th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) After its maiden moon mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is hoping to cross another milestone in December - take India into the exclusive ... Read more...

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Space programme gets boost with 40 percent more funds


July 6th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's space research programme will get a boost as the union budget for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday has given a 40 percent ... Read more...

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Cryolor to set up gas container plant near Chennai


April 22nd, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) France's Cryolor SA, part of the $17-billion Air Liquide group, will set up a cryogenic gas storage equipment plant near here, a top official said Wednesday. Cryolor Asia ... Read more...

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NASA successfully tests engine technology for landing astronauts on the moon


January 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): NASA has successfully completed its third round of testing for a technology development engine that may help astronauts to safely return to the surface of the Moon.The ... Read more...

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India to develop semi-cryogenic engines for space travel


December 19th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian government Friday approved the development of semi-cryogenic engines for space transportation at a cost of Rs.1,798 crore (approx Rs.18 billion) with a foreign exchange component ... Read more...

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Rocket-powered racing plane takes first flight


July 30th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): With a rocket-powered racing plane taking flight, it looks like the skies are all set to see some NASCAR type racing action very soon.According to a ... Read more...

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Methane based rocket thruster might power next moon mission


November 16th, 2007 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A aerospace company has successfully tested a rocket thruster, which might be used to power the engine of the Apollo 11 lunar lander on its next mission to ... Read more...

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Lunar orbiter set to blast off


November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin
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