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Iran to set up space launch base


February 4th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran plans to establish a national satellite launch base in the southeast of the country, adjacent to the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean, Press ... Read more...

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Iran launches satellite


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has successfully launched an observation satellite, Iranian news network Press TV reported Friday.The domestically-built Navid (Harbinger) satellite is designed to take pictures of the ... Read more...

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A year of satisfactory space missions (2011 in Retrospect) (With images)


December 26th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Nine satellite launches, a policy for managing remote sensing data and commissioning of the country's fastest supercomputer -- India's space agency can look back at ... Read more...

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Three women scientists involved in satellite project


July 16th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) July 15 (IANS) Three women space scientists are playing an important role for the successful functioning of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-12, launched Friday from the ... Read more...

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Indian rocket blasts off with communication satellite


July 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-12 blasted off from the space port here, 80 km north of Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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Indian rocket set for blast-off


July 15th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Ferrying the country's latest communication satellite GSAT-12A, a fully fuelled up Indian rocket is all set to blast off from the space port ... Read more...

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Indian rocket set for launch Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The stage is set for the Friday launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17) ferrying the 1,140 kg GSAT-12 communication satellite.The rocket will blast-off ... Read more...

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Turkmenistan sets up space agency


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has signed a decree authorising the creation of a National Space Agency, national television reported.The document, signed Monday, stipulates that ... Read more...

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UAE launches satellite from French Guiana


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday successfully launched its communications satellite from the European Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.An Ariane 5 rocket carrying the satellite ... Read more...

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Former ISRO chief to join Planning Commission: Montek


July 7th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday said that Rajya Sabha member Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan will be appointed as a member of the commission."Dr ... Read more...

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