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‘India’s lunar mission found moon alive & kicking’


July 16th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 16 (IANS) India's maiden moon mission Chandrayaan-1 found the earth's satellite alive and kicking, demolishing myths about it being bone dry and inactive for millions of ... Read more...

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Global scientists descend on Mysore for space summit


July 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 14 (IANS) Over 2,500 scientists from 75 countries descended on this city of palaces, for a week-long international space summit, being held in India for the ... 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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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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NASA launches probes to measure lunar gravity


September 11th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US space agency NASA Saturday launched a new lunar mission that will enable scientists to better understand the moon's gravitational field and the lunar interior from ... Read more...

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Queen guitarist dedicates song to Gagarin


April 12th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A guitarist from British rock group Queen is recording a new song dedicated to Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who became the first human to fly ... Read more...

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Inter-planetary missions a reality soon: ISRO chief


October 25th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's space programme is inching closer to the realisation of its plans for inter-planetary missions, a senior official said Monday."A mission to Mars, for several ... Read more...

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China to explore deep space


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) China will set up its own deep space communication network in three to five years which will help in the exploration of the solar system, a top scientist ... Read more...

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Data from Chandrayaan moon mission to go public


September 5th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Bhargavi Kerur Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Voluminous scientific data, including rare images of the moon, from India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 will be made public by the year-end."People will have free ... Read more...

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US offers latest airborne radar to India


March 21st, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) After a range of top fighter aircraft and other weapon systems, the US has now offered another sophisticated system to India, the Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR), ... Read more...

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Budget for Indian space agency up by 58 percent (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian space programme got a booster dose Friday with its plan allocation for fiscal 2010-11 rocketing up by 58 percent over that of previous year in the ... Read more...

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China may become second nation to land humans on Moon by 2020


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 3 (ANI): Experts have determine that the decision by the Obama administration to scrap NASA's plans to return to the moon leave China well placed to become the second nation ... Read more...

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There is plenty of water on the moon, NASA confirms


November 14th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) There is indeed water on the moon - as first indicated by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan - and plenty of it, US space scientists ... Read more...

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K. Radhakrishnan takes over as new ISRO chairman


October 31st, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (IANS) Eminent scientist K. Radhakrishnan Saturday took over as chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre here and acknowledged the expectations ... Read more...

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Successful firing of cryogenic engine a challenge for new ISRO chief


October 25th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman-designate K. Radhakrishnan, who takes over Oct 31, has said his first priority would be to see that the indigenously ... 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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India’s moon mission lauded in Dhaka daily


September 26th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Applauding India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission and the discovery of water on the moon, a Dhaka daily has said the find has significantly widened the scope for space research. But ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I a 110 percent success, asserts ISRO chief


September 25th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) By finding water on the lunar surface, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has completed "110 percent of the objectives", Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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Water on moon in daylight a ‘huge surprise’ for scientists


September 25th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Discovery of water on the moon by India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 with a thin layer of surface 'dew' appearing to form and then dissipating each ... Read more...

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Indian scientists knew about lunar water presence in June (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) India's first lunar mission, Chandrayaan-I, had made a "path-breaking and real discovery" by establishing the presence of water on the moon in June itself, the Indian Space ... Read more...

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Water on moon brings colonisation dream nearer


September 25th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Discovery of water on the moon by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 may bolster US space agency NASA's long-held goal of setting up an outpost there, ... Read more...

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NASA thanks ISRO for discovering water on moon


September 25th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) thanked the efforts of the Indian Space Research organisation (ISRO) which traced water molecules on the moon's surface.ISRO ... Read more...

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India’s own probe also found water on moon: ISRO


September 25th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) India's own Moon Impact Probe (MIP) on board the country's maiden lunar craft had discovered water on the moon, a finding confirmed by US space agency NASA's ... Read more...

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Water on moon raises new questions about its origin: NASA


September 25th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The confirmation of elevated water molecules in the moon's polar regions by India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 raises new questions about its origin and effect ... Read more...

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Moon water: NASA thanks Indian space agency for partnership


September 25th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has been successful in finding traces of water on the lunar surface, the US space agency NASA said here Thursday, and thanked ... Read more...

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India’s lunar probe finds water traces on moon face (Intro Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan has found evidence of water on the moon. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) late Thursday confirmed ... Read more...

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‘Moon water is more precious than gold’ (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The sensational discovery of water molecules on the lunar surface by an instrument owned by the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and carried ... Read more...

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Water on moon: Scientists cry eureka!


September 24th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) India's first lunar mission is perhaps the only space project that has raised many eyebrows. But the sensational finding of water on moon has vindicated Indian Space ... Read more...

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‘Moon water is more precious than gold’


September 24th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The sensational discovery of water molecules on the lunar surface by an instrument owned by the US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and carried ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission finds water on moon (Roundup)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington/London/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a discovery that has rocked the scientific establishment and hailed as path-breaking, India's maiden lunar mission has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon ... Read more...

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Indian scientists rejoice as Chandrayaan-1 traces ‘water’ in moon


September 24th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) As news trickled out about Indian maiden lunar mission tracing water molecules on the moon's surface, scientists rejoiced at the discovery and hope that it will ... Read more...

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Our baby found water on moon: ISRO scientist


September 24th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) The "baby" had done its job by finding water on the moon, India's ace space scientist and project director of the country's maiden lunar mission ... Read more...

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Indian spacecraft finds water on the moon (Third Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a sensational scientific discovery, India's maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has found evidence of water on the moon. "The moon has distinct signatures of water," top American ... Read more...

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India’s Chandrayaan first to find water on Moon


September 24th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Data from Chandrayaan-1, India's first lunar mission, has revealed the presence of large quantities of water on the surface of the Moon, a discovery that is a ... Read more...

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Space scientists laud India’s moon mission data despite setback


September 7th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) Top international space scientists Monday lauded India's maiden lunar mission for the excellent quality of the data sent by Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, a senior space agency official said. "About ... Read more...

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