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Countdown begins for India’s 100th space mission


September 8th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) The 51-hour countdown for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, is progressing smoothly at the Sriharikota satellite launch centre ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for 100th Indian rocket mission


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) The 51-hour countdown for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, began Friday at 6.51 a.m. at the Sriharikota satellite ... Read more...

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Count down for 100th Indian rocket launch begins Friday morning


September 6th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The 51-hour count down for the 100th mission of the Indian space agency, slated for Sep 9, would begin Friday at 6.51 a.m. at the ... Read more...

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India to launch two foreign satellites mid Sept


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indian space agency is gearing up for the launch of two foreign satellites next month, said a top official Wednesday."The PSLV-C21 (the polar satellite ... 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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Risat-1 satellite raised to its intended orbit


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's own Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1), launched Thursday, has been placed in its final intended orbit, said the country's space agency said Saturday. space agency.In a ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch French satellite


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) India will launch an advanced French remote sensing satellite, SPOT 6, with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket later this year, a statement said ... 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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Indian rocket crosses half century of satellite launches


October 12th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) India's most successful rocket, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), Wednesday exceeded a half century of satellite launches when it slung four satellites ... Read more...

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Indian rocket hurls aloft four satellites


October 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) An Indian rocket blasted off from the spaceport here Wednesday to place into orbit an Indo-French satellite to study the tropical weather system ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for Indian weather satellite launch


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) The countdown has begun for the launch Wednesday of an Indian weather satellite designed to help study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropics."The countdown ... Read more...

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India primes for weather rocket blast-off Oct 12


October 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) India is priming to fire into orbit Oct 12 a satellite designed to help study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropics, the country's space ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to its orbit


July 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 has reached its intended orbit, the country's space agency said Thursday.In a statement, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said GSAT-12 ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite raised to near its orbit


July 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The Indian communication satellite GSAT-12 is now very near to its ultimate geo-stationary orbit at 36,000-km apogee, or farthest point from Earth, space agency ISRO ... Read more...

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Rocket launch a success: ISRO chief


July 15th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) India's space agency chief K. Radhakrishnan Friday said the launch of the rocket PSLV was a success."I am extremely happy to state that ... Read more...

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India to lease satellite to meet airwaves demand


July 9th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) India plans to lease a satellite or transponders to meet the growing demand for airwaves, though it has at its command over 250 transponders, the ... Read more...

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India to launch next communication satellite in July


June 1st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) India will launch another advanced communication satellite - GSAT-12 - in geosynchronous orbit in the second week of July using a smaller rocket, a senior ... Read more...

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Indian communication satellite to be launched May 21


May 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) All the preparatory activities connected with the launch of advanced communication satellite GSAT-8 on board an Ariane-V rocket May 21 are progressing satisfactorily at Kourou ... Read more...

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India’s latest satellite starts beaming pictures


April 29th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 launched last week beamed its first set of pictures Thursday.In a statement, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said ... Read more...

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ISRO plans more satellite launches this year


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch a series of satellites this year to augment its transponder and earth observation ... Read more...

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India launches Resourcesat-2, two other satellites (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) In a boost to India's remote sensing capability, the PSLV C-16 rocket Wednesday launched Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites from the spaceport ... Read more...

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ISRO’s PSLV C-16 rocket launched successfully


April 20th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sriharikota, Apr 20 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) PSLV C-16 was successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday.The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) ... Read more...

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India to launch five satellites by June


April 17th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) India will launch five satellites by June, including one for advanced remote sensing and two for communications, say officials of the Indian Space Research Organisation ... Read more...

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Indian space agency to now launch three satellites in April


March 9th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) proposes to launch the latest remote sensing satellite and two others in the second week of April, seeking ... Read more...

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ISRO tests rocket motor, delays satellite launch


February 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) After 16 successful launches of its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in the last 17 years, the Indian space agency is now testing ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch remote sensing Resourcesat in February


January 31st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is getting ready to launch Resourcesat 2, a remote sensing earth observation satellite, by the end of February, officials said Monday.Remote ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch satellites to boost transponder capacity


January 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) To make up to the loss of two communication satellites in 2010 and some going out of service, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans some quick ... Read more...

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Indian space agency highlights in 2010 (With Mixed bag for Indian space agency in 2010)


December 30th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Major milestones of the Indian Space Research Organisation in 2010:JanuaryLaunching sounding rockets to study annular solar eclipse. Successful testing of world's third largest solid propellant booster for ... Read more...

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Rocket failure hits India’s prospects in satellite launch market


December 29th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) India's prospects of hard-selling its capability to launch commercial satellites received a setback when one of its heavy rockets exploded on Christmas day due to ... Read more...

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ISRO to send up new communication satellite in 2010


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is expected to close 2010 with the launch of communication satellite GSAT-5P, which will replace the ageing INSAT 2E to ensure ... Read more...

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ISRO to replace two ageing satellites in December


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to replace two of its ageing satellites with new ones by December, an official said Thursday. The agency is planning to ... 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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PSLV’s success shows India’s proficiency: Chavan


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The successful launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), carrying five satellites, is proof of the country's proficiency in space science, Science and Technology Minister ... Read more...

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ISRO touches milestone in foreign payload launches


July 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO Monday crossed a new milestone Monday in launching third party satellites by slinging three foreign satellites into orbit, ... Read more...

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ISRO launches PSLV-C-15, successfully places Cartosat-2B, four other satellites in orbit


July 12th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C-15), which was carrying the remote sensing Cartosat-2B and four ... Read more...

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