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Space centre chief loses job over failed launches


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Vladimir Nesterov as general director of the Khrunichev Space Center, the state press service reported Monday.The Russian space industry ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan in deadlock over rocket launches


May 30th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have failed to reach an agreement on a new drop zone for the debris of Russian carrier rockets being launched from the ... Read more...

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Astronauts rush to safety as space junk whizz by


March 25th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Six International Space Station (ISS) astronauts rushed to safety as a piece of a Russian satellite whizzed by.The astronauts orbiting 320 km above the planet were ... Read more...

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Russian satellite crashes shortly after launch


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS) A Russian communication satellite -- Soyuz-2 -- crashed Friday shortly after being launched in northern Russia, RIA Novosti reported.A Meridian satellite launched from the Plesetsk space ... Read more...

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India main market for Russian satellite navigation


December 13th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India and Latin America are the priority markets for Russia's Glonass satellite navigation system, similar to the US' Global Positioning System, a top Russian official ... Read more...

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Lost Russian satellite a threat in space?


August 27th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A Russian satellite that was lost in space may pose a threat to other space vehicles or satellites, an official said.Heavy satellite Express-AM4 was lost Aug ... Read more...

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India’s new satellite beams high quality images


May 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) India's latest advanced remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 has beamed high quality images distinctly showing the northern and western regions of the country, the space agency ... 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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Lasers could zap space junk


March 16th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists at NASA have proposed using a low-powered, ground-based laser to avoid collisions among space debris, and possibly even reduce the amount of debris in orbit.Debris orbiting Earth ... Read more...

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Russian satellite loses link with ground control


March 12th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS) A Russian military satellite lost its communications link with the ground control centre, after it reportedly ran out of fuel, a media report said.The geostationary military ... Read more...

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From entertainment to aviation, the journey of Kalanidhi Maran


June 13th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan and James Jose New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) When Kalanidhi Maran, who late Saturday sealed a $200-million deal to buy majority stake in budget carrier SpieceJet was named ... Read more...

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Russia supports India’s proposal on terrorism, offers access to Glonass Satellite for civilian use


November 10th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): Russia stands with India in combating terrorism and backs India'sproposal of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), said Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian ... Read more...

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European Space Agency plans space junk detection system


February 17th, 2009 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Darmstadt (Germany), Feb 017 (DPA) The European Space Agency (ESA) said Monday it hoped to set up its own detection system for space junk instead of relying on US radar to track ... Read more...

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EU seeks code of conduct for outer space activities


February 13th, 2009 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 13 (Xinhua) A set of international code of conduct is needed to ensure safety and security of all outer space activities, the European Union (EU) has said. One Tuesday, a ... Read more...

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US and Russian satellites collide in space (Roundup)


February 13th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Moscow, Feb 13 (DPA) A US satellite was destroyed in an unprecedented collision with a spent Russian satellite, raising fears of danger to other satellites, a report said Thursday. The collision between Iridium-33, ... Read more...

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US and Russian satellites collide in space (Lead)


February 12th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (Xinhua) A privately owned US communication satellite collided with a defunct Russian satellite in orbit posing a risk to the international space station, US space agency NASA has said. It ... Read more...

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Satellite collision debris no threat to ISS: Russian space agency


February 12th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 12 (RIA Novosti) The debris from the collision Tuesday involving two communications satellites poses no threat to the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesman for Russia's space agency Roscosmos said ... Read more...

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Space debris - a growing man-made threat


February 12th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (Xinhua) The collision of a privately owned US communication satellite with a non-operational Russian satellite in space has highlighted the increasing threat posed by space debris. Space debris, also called ... Read more...

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US, Russian satellites collide in space


February 12th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (Xinhua) A privately owned US communication satellite collided with a defunct Russian satellite in orbit posing a risk to the international space station, which a NASA official said was ... Read more...

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India likely contender to launch South African satellite


February 26th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Feb 26 (IANS) India could be in the running to launch South Africa's civilian satellite Sumbandila again after reported dissatisfaction here with repeated delays by Russia, which beat India ... Read more...

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