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India’s space odyssey: A timeline (To go with ISRO’s 100th mission story)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Here is a timeline of the five decades of India's space programme:1962 - Indian National Committee for Space Research set up by the Department of Atomic Energy. Work starts on ... Read more...

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Signal received from missing Indonesian satellite


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Contact has been made with an Indonesian telecommunications satellite which went missing following a failed launch last week, a Russian rocket firm said Monday.The Telkom ... Read more...

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Russian rocket fails to put two satellites in orbit (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) Russia's Proton-M carrier rocket failed to put into orbit two telecommunications satellites due to problems in its booster stage, federal space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.Russia Monday ... Read more...

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Russian expert who sold rocket secrets to China freed


June 19th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The former head of a Russian rocket technology firm, who was jailed in 2007 for selling state secrets to China, has been released on parole.Igor ... Read more...

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Russia launches US satellite


March 26th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS) A Russian rocket carrying a US telecommunications satellite blasted off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan Sunday.The Proton-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 lifted off at 4.10 ... Read more...

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Russia to launch US satellite


March 25th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian rocket will carry a US telecommunication satellite into space Sunday.A Proton-M rocket carrying Intelsat-22 will lift off at 4.12 p.m. from Baikonur space ... Read more...

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Russia postpones rocket launch


January 27th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of a Russian Proton-M carrier rocket with a Dutch telecommunication satellite onboard scheduled for Friday has been postponed indefinitely for technical reasons, Russian ... Read more...

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Putin trains with Russian ice hockey legends


November 19th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin scored several goals while training with Russian ice hockey legends at a Moscow hockey arena Friday.The Russian premier promised to ... Read more...

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Russia sends two carrier rockets to French Guiana


May 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian Soyuz-ST carrier rockets are on way to French Guiana for future launches from the Kourou space centre, officials said.The rockets are currently en ... Read more...

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Ex Sleeper Spy Anna Chapman Hired by Russian Bank


October 12th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Anna Chapman, former Russian sleeper spy and overall celebrity has now become the new face of a bank in Moscow, Russia.FondServisBank is connected to Russian aerospace companies, and has hired ... Read more...

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Russian Bank hires spy Anna Chapman


October 12th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Anna Chapman, the Russian spy who was arrested in the United States earlier this year is in the news again. This time, for the right reasons because the spy has ... Read more...

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TV signals caused Russian rocket to miss ISS: NASA


July 4th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, July 4 (DPA) Television signals caused a Russian cargo rocket to miss its rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS), NASA officials said Saturday. The engineers indicated they would avoid activating the ... Read more...

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Russian rocket takes off for International Space Station


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian rocket carrying two cosmonauts and a US astronaut took off on a six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space centre ... Read more...

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N Sync’s Lance Bass, Adriana Lima, Miranda Kerr still game for space travel


July 15th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): When it comes to travelling in space, N Sync star Lance Bass is still game for it, while supermodel Adriana Lima would not mind taking her family ... Read more...

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Russian rocket puts European satellite into orbit


March 18th, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 17 (RIA Novosti) A Russian Rockot launch vehicle successfully put into orbit Tuesday a European satellite, which will measure and map the Earth's gravitational field, a spokesman for Russia's Space ... Read more...

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Iran begins project for manned space flight by 2021


February 12th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Iran has kicked off a 12-year project to send an astronaut into space, just days after putting its first home-built satellite into orbit, Press TV reported Thursday. "The programme's ... Read more...

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One PSLV rocket Monday will carry 10 satellites


April 27th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, April 27 (IANS) One of the three "core alone" Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) to blast off Monday from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh will carry the heaviest luggage ... Read more...

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Malaysia to shelve space programme for lack of funds


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, April 22 (DPA) Malaysia's fledgling space programme will be temporarily shelved due to a lack of funds, six months after sending its first astronaut to space, a news report said ... Read more...

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Russian rocket fails to send US satellite into orbit


March 15th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Moscow, March 15 (Xinhua) A Russian rocket failed to send into orbit a US communication satellite that was launched from Central Asia's Baikonur space centre early Saturday. The AMC-14 satellite, atop of ... Read more...

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Putin wants to keep track of his pet dog with a navigation satellite collar


December 25th, 2007 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.25 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin wants a sat-nav dog collar to keep a track of his pet labrador, Connie. The BBC quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov as saying that ... Read more...

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