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Nigeria to send astronauts aloft by 2015


May 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 18 (IANS) Nigeria says it will send aloft astronauts by 2015 and launch three satellites.Minister of Science and Technology Ita Okon Bassey Ewa announced this at a briefing ... 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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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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Woman behind Risat-1 feels on top of the world


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) April 26 (IANS) Indian satellite scientist N. Valarmathi, 52, was herself on cloud nine when her baby - the Indian spy in the sky Radar Imaging ... 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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Tamil Nadu woman behind Thursday’s microwave satellite project(Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) When India's heaviest microwave satellite is launched into space Thursday, there will be another reason to cheer as it is a woman who is the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu woman behind satellite launch Thursday


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will have special reason to cheer Thursday when an Indian rocket puts Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) into orbit and the remote sensing satellite ... 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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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’s spy satellite to be launched in April


March 13th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) A wholly Indian-built spy/surveillance satellite - Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) - that can see through clouds and fog and has very high- resolution imaging is ... Read more...

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Israel bars AESA radar export to India


January 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 14(ANI): The Israeli Defence Ministry has blocked the potential export sale of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)'s EL/M-2052 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar to a number of countries, including India.According ... Read more...

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Mixed bag for Indian space agency in 2010


December 30th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) It was a year of mixed fortunes for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 2010 with the positive developments overshadowing two failed rocket missions.On ... Read more...

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South Africa launches space agency


December 9th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Dec 9 (IANS) South Africa Thursday launched its space agency on what has been described as a historic day for the country.Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor and experts from the ... Read more...

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India’s second moon mission to carry five instruments


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) India's second moon mission in 2013 will carry five scientific instruments on board the spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 that will also have a lander and a rover to ride ... Read more...

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Titan lake-levels change due to Earth-like seasonal evaporation


July 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The water level of lakes on Earth rises and falls with the seasons and with longer-term climate changes, as precipitation, evaporation, and runoff add and remove liquid. Now ... Read more...

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Potent Quake In April Moves An Entire Calif City By 31 Inches


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A potent earthquake had punched Baja California and the southwestern region of America in April this year. Now, the imagery of NASA radars has illustrated ... Read more...

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California City Moved By 31 Inches Due To Earthquake


June 28th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The NASA radar images have shown that California city has moved by 31 inches after the April 4 earthquake. The movement has happened downward ... Read more...

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Earthquake moved California City - Calexico by 31 inches


June 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calexico, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Californian City – Calexico was moved by 31 inches, after the powerful earthquake on the 4th of April.The new border of the city was found after NASA ... Read more...

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US offers latest airborne radar to India


March 21st, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) After a range of top fighter aircraft and other weapon systems, the US has now offered another sophisticated system to India, the Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR), ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-1 instrument finds additional evidence of water activity on Moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits near the moon's north pole, which is additional evidence of water ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-I finds ice near Moon’s north pole


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits totalling at least an estimated 600 million metric ... Read more...

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NASA radar finds ice deposits on the moon


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA announced Monday that scientists used data from a radar to detect ice deposits near the moon’s north pole.NASA's Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, synthetic aperture radar, found ... Read more...

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Satellite observations to help assess future earthquake risk in Haiti


February 10th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Miami are using international satellite observations to understand the risk of aftershocks in the quake stuck country of Haiti and even the possibility ... Read more...

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Boeing sources wares from Indian firms for maritime aircraft


December 17th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Boeing has tied up with four Indian firms to source electronic equipment to meet a part of the offsets obligations as part of its sale ... Read more...

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Saturn’s eccentric orbit may explain puzzling lake asymmetry on Titan


November 30th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 30 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that the unusually uneven distribution of methane and ethane lakes over the northern and southern polar regions of the Saturn's largest ... Read more...

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No bail for US Chandrayaan scientist charged with spying


October 30th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) A leading NASA scientist, credited with helping discover water on the Moon on India's Chandrayaan mission, who has been arrested on charges of spying for ... Read more...

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No threat from Nozette’s arrest: ISRO


October 21st, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 21 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Wednesday clarified there is no threat to the organization due to the arrest of senior American space scientist Daivd Nozette ... Read more...

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Arrested NASA scientist worked on Chandrayaan-1


October 20th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A senior NASA scientist who has been arrested in the US for alleged espionage was one of the main investigators of an American scientific instrument that ... Read more...

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Satellite data explains geological events leading to deadly 2008 China quake


October 16th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Using satellite radar data and GPS measurements, Chinese researchers have explained the exceptional geological events leading to the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake that killed nearly 90 000 people in ... Read more...

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German defence satellite launched


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Oct 2 (DPA) The first of two planned satellites for Germany's defence forces blasted off late Thursday from the European space launch centre outside Kourou, French Guiana, officials said. The satellite separated ... Read more...

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‘Moon water is more precious than gold’ (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) The sensational discovery of water molecules on the lunar surface by an instrument owned by the American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and carried ... Read more...

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Timeline of YSR search operations


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the search operations to locate the helicopter carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy: Wednesday, Sep 2:8.30 a.m. - Bell 430 ... Read more...

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India’s lunarcraft hunts for ice on moon with NASA orbiter


August 21st, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) India's first lunarcraft Chandrayaan-1 Friday conducted a joint experiment with Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) of the US's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to trace presence of ... Read more...

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India’s spy satellite goes into orbit (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) India's defence surveillance capabilities received a quantum boost Monday with the launch of an all-weather day-night spy satellite that has the capability ... Read more...

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There is nothing called spy satellite: ISRO chief


April 20th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) The radar imaging satellite (RISAT-2) launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from here Monday is owned and operated by ISRO, its chief said, ... Read more...

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