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Indian rocket engine test successful


May 13th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) India Saturday successfully tested the indigenous super cooled cryogenic engine that will be used to fire a heavier rocket to put a communication satellite in ... 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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North Korea threatens to bury enemies at sea


April 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened "to bury enemies at sea" if there are any attempts to hinder Pyongyang's long-range rocket launch, which is ... Read more...

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Why does the man on the moon gaze at us?


March 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Many of us see a man on the moon -- actually an illusion -- and wonder why he is always smiling down at us from those ... Read more...

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China mulls next generation rockets


February 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) China will launch its next generation Long March carrier rockets in the next five years, an expert said.Yu Menglun, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of ... Read more...

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China to launch mapping satellite


August 8th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China will launch its first mapping satellite later this year, Xinhua reported Monday.ZY 3 will be launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi ... Read more...

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India to launch 12 foreign satellites in next two years


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) India has bagged multi-million dollar contracts to launch 12 foreign satellites in the lower orbit from its spaceport over the next two years, a top ... Read more...

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Indian satellite’s orbit raised


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The first critical manoeuvre of raising the position of India's advanced communication satellite GSAT-8 in the geo-synchronous transfer orbit was carried out successfully early Sunday ... 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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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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EIAST signs contract for DubaiSat-2 with Russia’s ISCK


February 16th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 16 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has signed a contract with the Moscow-based international space company Kosmotras (ISCK) for the launch of the United Arab ... Read more...

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Indian remote sensing satellite beams high quality images


July 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) India's latest remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2B has started beaming high quality images of the country's landscape from the earth's lower orbit, India's space agency said Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

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One tiny satellite in space, whiz kids plan two more (With Image)


July 17th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, July 17 (ANS) Ignited by their maiden success in placing a tiny satellite in the polar orbit early this week, its young pioneers are raring to launch two ... Read more...

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Filling fuel for cryogenic engine to start


April 15th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 15 (IANS) Scientists were Thursday getting ready to launch an Indian-designed and built cryogenic engine to inject an advanced communication satellite into space. The filling of ... Read more...

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Countdown on for rocket launch with Indian cyro engine (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) The countdown to the launch of a 50-metre, tall, 416-tonne rocket with an Indian cryogenic engine to inject an advanced communication satellite in the geo-synchronous ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for rocket launch with Indian cryo engine


April 14th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) The countdown to launch a heavy rocket with an Indian cryogenic engine to inject an advanced communication satellite in the geo-synchronous orbit began Wednesday at the Sriharikota ... Read more...

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Review of Indian cryogenic engine holds up rocket launch


January 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) The test flight of a geo-synchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-D3) powered by an Indian cryogenic engine with super-cooled fuel has been put on hold as ... Read more...

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Proposals sought for studying India-French satellite data


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian and French space agencies have sought research proposals on data to be generated from a payload on a satellite to be launched next year. Indian Space ... Read more...

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India’s ocean satellite relays images, data (With Images)


October 12th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) India's latest remote sensing satellite Oceansat-2 has begun beaming "good quality" images of the earth and relaying data on sea surface wind speed and direction, the space ... Read more...

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India puts Oceansat-2, six European satellites in orbit (Roundup)


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) India consolidated its position as a leading global player in the space sector as it Wednesday launched its 16th remote-sensing satellite, the Rs.160-crore ... Read more...

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Snapshot of six European satellites launched by India


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully injected a cluster of six European micro-satellites into low-earth orbit after deploying its 960 kg remote sensing satellite Oceansat-2 in the polar sun-synchronous orbit. This ... Read more...

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India launches Oceansat-2, six European satellites (Third Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully launched its 16th remote-sensing satellite, the Rs.160-crore ($32 million) Oceansat-2, to study oceans and climate, and six small European satellites ... Read more...

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India launches Oceansat-2, six European satellites (Second lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully launched its 16th remote-sensing satellite, Oceansat-2, to study oceans and climate, and six small Europeans satellites on board a ... Read more...

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India launches remote-sensing satellite Oceansat2 (Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) India successfully launched its 16th remote-sensing satellite Oceansat-2 and six small Europeans satellites on board a rocket that blasted off from here ... Read more...

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ISRO all set to launch Oceansat-2 satellite


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sriharikota, Sep 22 (ANI): The placing of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) with the Oceansat-2 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) at the launch pad at the Satish Dhawan ... Read more...

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India to launch Oceansat-2, six European nano birds Wednesday


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The stage is set for the launch Wednesday of the Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) for placing into orbit the country's 16th ... Read more...

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India to launch ocean-watching satellite this month


September 7th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Some time between Sep 20 and 25, India will launch a specialised satellite to watch over the Indian Ocean, an official of the Indian Space Research Organisation ... Read more...

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India to launch ocean monitoring satellite in August


July 1st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for the launch of its second ocean monitoring satellite in August, along with six European nano ... Read more...

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India poised to be major player in global satellite manufacturing


October 29th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) India can become a major player in the emerging small satellite manufacturing industry. The country's space agency has estimated a market potential of 50 satellites over the next ... Read more...

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ESA’’s GOCE satellite to look at the Earth’’s surface and core


August 24th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by ANI
Paris, August 24 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) is about to launch the most sophisticated mission ever to investigate the Earth''s surface, core, and, gravitational field, with unprecedented resolution and ... Read more...

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Indian rocket puts 10 satellites in orbit at one go (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by admin
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) India Monday significantly boosted its space capabilities with the copybook launch of a Rs.700 million ($17.4 million) rocket that simultaneously placed in orbit 10 ... Read more...

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Three decades of circling the sky (To go with Indian rocket puts 10 satellites in orbit at one go)


April 28th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Thirty-one years back India's first satellite Aryabhatta was launched via Russian space vehicle Intercosmos. Monday India's own rocket created history by placing 10 satellites including eight from ... Read more...

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Indian rocket puts in orbit 10 satellites at one go


April 28th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) India's space programme made history Monday with the successful launch of a Rs.700 million ($17.4 million) rocket that placed in orbit 10 satellites - ... Read more...

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India’s rocket goes into space with 10 satellites


April 28th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C9 lifted off successfully with 10 satellites - two Indian and eight foreign - at 9.23 a.m. Monday from the ... 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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