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HAL makes rocket fuel tank for ISRO


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Stat-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has designed and built an indigenous fourth stage rocket fuel tank for the Indian space agency, helping it ... Read more...

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Indian rocket engine test successful


May 13th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) India Saturday successfully tested the indigenous super cooled cryogenic engine that will be used to fire a heavier rocket to put a communication satellite in ... 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 sucessfully tests nuclear-capable Agni-I missile


November 25th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) India Thursday successfully fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a test range in Orissa, a defence official said. The missile, which can strike targets 700 km away, ... Read more...

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PSLV: Workhorse of ISRO (Factfile)


July 12th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Since its first launch in 1994, India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has so far placed 41 satellites (19 Indian and 22 foreign) into orbit - ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch more satellites this year


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) After successfully placing five satellites in orbit Monday, India's space agency ISRO said it will launch more satellites this year and efforts were ... Read more...

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Rocket scientist heads ISRO liquid propulsion systems centre


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) Noted rocket scientist S. Ramakrishnan is the new director of the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) liquid propulsion systems centre at Thiruvananthapuram. The space agency Wednesday said Ramakrishnan, ... Read more...

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ISRO conducts liquid core test of GSLV-Mk III launch vehicle in Tamil Nadu


March 6th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarTirunelveli (Tamil Nadu), March 6 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the static test of its L110 liquid core stage of the GSLV Mk III (Geo-synchronous Satellite ... Read more...

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India aborts test of rocket to launch heavy satellites


March 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) India's test of its new geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-Mark III) has had to be aborted after 150 seconds. "The 200-second test, conducted at the liquid propulsion systems ... Read more...

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India’s top space scientist heads world astronautics body


October 12th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) India's top space scientist G. Madhavan Nair has been elected president of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) at its general assembly in South Korea, the Indian ... Read more...

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Saraswat takes charge as new DRDO chief


September 1st, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat, who is in charge of the development of missile and strategic systems in the country, today took charge as scientific adviser to Defence ... Read more...

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Missile expert is defence research organisation’s chief


August 27th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Distinguished scientist Vijay Kumar Saraswat, currently the chief controller of research and development (Missiles and Strategic Systems), will be the new scientific advisor to the defence minister ... Read more...

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Saraswat appointed new scientific adviser to Defence Minister


August 27th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat has been appointed as scientific adviser to Defence Minister AK Antony and will also serve as Director General of the Defence Research and ... Read more...

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Unsung hero of moon mission is sad but forgiving


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) In the nine months India's Chandrayaan-1 has been circling the moon everyone connected with it has been awarded, rewarded or interviewed on TV, except the ... 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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India successfully tests own cryogenic rocket engine


December 20th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully conducted a test of its indigenous cryogenic (supercooled fuel) engine to be used in the next geosynchronous launch vehicle (GSLV-D3) ... Read more...

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A perfect 13th successful launch for PSLV


October 22nd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) The launch of Chandrayaan-1, India's first mission to probe the moon, from here Wednesday morning marked the 13th consecutive successful score for the India-built polar satellite ... Read more...

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Space scientist from a star village


October 20th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) M.Y.S. Prasad, associate director, Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, has something common with Telugu movie stars Chiranjeevi and Krishnam Raju. All three are from Mogaltur village in West ... Read more...

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ISRO conducts successful test of indigenously developed Cryogenic stage


November 16th, 2007 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved a significant milestone through the successful test of indigenously developed Cryogenic Stage, to be employed as the upper stage ... Read more...

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