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HAL makes Mars orbiter panels for space agency


September 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said it has fabricated spacecraft panels for the Mars orbiter mission that will be launched by the state-run Indian Space ... Read more...

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PM congratulates ISRO


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday congratulated scientists and engineers of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch of an Indian rocket carrying two ... Read more...

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India’s next moon mission depends on Russia: ISRO chief


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) India's second moon mission will depend on Russia's decision after a failed inter-planetary mission with China, ISRO chairman said Sunday, a day when ... Read more...

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India to launch three satellites next month


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) India will launch three satellites next month and two more by the end of this year, said a senior official here."We will be launching Spot-6, ... Read more...

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India yet to arrive on military satellite scene: US expert


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) The launch of the Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) is a major step forward for India but it must increase its capacity and launch many more ... Read more...

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Indian remote sensing satellite set for launch (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The countdown for the launch early Thursday morning of a rocket carrying remote sensing satellite Risat-1 has begun in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an ISRO ... Read more...

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India’s remote sensing satellite set for launch


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The countdown for the Thursday early morning launch of a rocket laden with remote sensing satellite Risat-1 has begun in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, an ... Read more...

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President unveils new rocket launch facility


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Monday unveiled a new rocket launch facility and its mission control centre at India's spaceport near Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.After dedicating ... Read more...

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President Patil in Hyderabad for southern sojourn


December 25th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) President of India Pratibha Patil Sunday reached Hyderabad for her 11-day southern sojourn.She arrived at Begumpet airport by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft ... Read more...

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Indian rocket launch countdown makes smooth progress


October 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The countdown to Wednesday's launch of the Indian PSLV rocket ferrying four satellites is progressing smoothly, with the fourth stage fully fuelled up, said an ... Read more...

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India launching satellite to study tropical climate


September 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) India will launch on Oct 12 a dedicated satellite to study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropical regions in collaboration with the French 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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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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India to launch communication satellite July 15


June 30th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket will blast off July 15 evening carrying a communication satellite with transponders for communication and weather forceast services, ... 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 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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Weak Russian component downed Indian rocket: Ex-ISRO chief


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) The destruction of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) in mid air in 2010 was due to an inherent weakness in a component in the ... Read more...

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All set for PSLV launch Wednesday


April 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The stage is set for Wednesday's launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) at Sriharikota, around 80 km from here. The rocket will ferry ... 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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Acoustic test facility set up for ISRO satellites


April 11th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) The state-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has set up a state-of-the-art acoustic test facility for satellites of the Indian space agency in this tech hub."The ... Read more...

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Rocket failure: Russian, Indian scientists differ on cause


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) The mystery over the mid-air crashing of an Indian rocket in December continues with officials of the Indian space agency and experts from Russia, which ... Read more...

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Rocket failure: ISRO awaits data from Russia


January 28th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is awaiting data analysis from Russia, who supplied the cryogenic engine, to finalise its report on the failure of ... Read more...

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German-made connectors snapped: ISRO


January 5th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) The 10 connectors that snapped prematurely destroying the Indian rocket - geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) - Dec 25 were imported from Germany, an Indian Space Research ... Read more...

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Snapping of connectors led to rocket’s failure


December 31st, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) The snapping of connectors carrying command signals has been found to be the primary cause of India's rocket failure on Christmas day, the space agency said Friday."The ... Read more...

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Indian space agency’s ex-chief to help analyse rocket crash


December 30th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Former chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) G. Madhavan Nair will be guiding the various teams set up to study data and identify the cause of ... 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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Snappping of connectors caused launch failure: Scientist


December 29th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The snapping of around 10 connectors between the second and third stage of the Indian rocket GSLV led to the failure of the communication satellite ... Read more...

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Suspected debris of exploded rocket washes ashore


December 28th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) An oval metal object, suspected to be debris of the rocket that was blown up mid-air by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists Saturday following a failed ... Read more...

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Hardware defect suspected for Indian rocket’s failure (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) Initial analysis of the data from Saturday's aborted launch of an Indian rocket indicated a hardware defect might have forced the destruction of the geosynchronous ... Read more...

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Indian rocket mission fails, second this year (Second Intro Night Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) India's space programme suffered a second successive blow in 2010 as an advanced communication satellite - GSAT-5P - exploded within a minute of ... Read more...

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Indian rocket explodes seconds after launch (Intro Night Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) India's space programme suffered a major blow Saturday as an advanced communication satellite - GSAT-5P - exploded and splinted within a minute after ... Read more...

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Rocket failed after 45 seconds, says ISRO


December 25th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Dec 25 (IANS) The rocket carrying an Indian communication satellite launched from here Saturday began failing after some 45 seconds, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said."The controllability was lost ... Read more...

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