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New ISRO centre to control spy satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Indian rocket that will carry the 1,850 kg indigenous surveillance satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - to the skies this month will be ... Read more...

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India mulling second rocket port: Space agency chief


October 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) To increase the frequency of satellite launches and to cash in on the international market for launching remote sensing satellites, the Indian space ... 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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Countdown starts for Friday rocket launch


July 13th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Countdown for the Friday evening launch of Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C17 (PSLV-C17), carrying a communication satellite, started at 11.48 a.m. Wednesday at the ... 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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PSLV launch countdown progresses smoothly (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, is progressing ... Read more...

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Countdown for Indian rocket launch begins


April 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The 54.5-hour countdown for the April 20 launch of the PSLV rocket, which will put India's Resourcesat-2 and two other satellites into orbit, started early ... 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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ISRO gears up for Dec 25 GSAT launch


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian space scientists are gearing up for the Dec 25 launch of the advanced communications satellite GSAT-5P. The new entrant will retire INSAT-2E sent up in 1999 ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian scientists to decide Tuesday on rocket launch (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) With a leak in one of the engine valves forcing postponement of the GSLV rocket launch, Indian and Russian space scientists are to conduct some tests Tuesday ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to address ISRO scientists


December 1st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian space agency ISRO is gearing up to host French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni at its headquarters here Saturday and will interact with ... Read more...

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Countdown starts for PSLV rocket launch


July 10th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The countdown for Monday's launch of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket carrying five satellites, including a cartography one for land mapping and information, began Saturday ... Read more...

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‘Indian rockets to use atmospheric oxygen as fuel by year-end’


May 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 29 (IANS) In an attempt to make its rockets lighter and carry heavier satellites, the Indian space agency is planning to flight test by the end of ... Read more...

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