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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 to ferry heaviest foreign satellite in August


April 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) India will ferry two foreign satellites - French and Japanese - on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C21) rocket in August this year for ... Read more...

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Jugnu capped India’s technological achievements (2011 in Retrospect)


December 21st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) In terms of technological breakthroughs, it has been a mixed bag for India this year. But the pride of place goes to Jugnu, one ... Read more...

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ISRO builds India’s fastest supercomputer


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) State-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has built a supercomputer which is fastest in terms of peak performance of 220 teraflops (220 trillion floating point ... Read more...

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An escalator to space - not very far away


January 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The day may not be far away when an elevator attendant asks your preferred destination - low earth orbit (LEO) or geostationary orbit (GSO). Research ... Read more...

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Advanced sounding rocket launched with students’ payload


July 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) The advanced sounding rocket RH 200 was successfully launched Wednesday from the space station at Thumba, here, carrying a payload partly developed by students, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Gloom at ISRO’s Kerala units as cryo engine launch fails


April 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) There was palpable excitement among the scientists of an Indian space agency centre here in Kerala as they watched live on screens the launch of GSLV D3 ... Read more...

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Satellite rocket with indigenous engine to be launched in April


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) India will join an elite club of five nations in April when a rocket carrying a satellite blasts off using an indigenous cryogenic engine, an Indian Space ... Read more...

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Indian rockets study solar eclipse, effect on atmosphere (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) India Friday launched six "sounding" rockets - rockets carrying instruments to measure the physical parameters of the upper atmosphere - to study the millennium's longest annular ... Read more...

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India launching rockets to study solar eclipse effects


January 15th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian space agency is launching five rockets Friday to study the effects of the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse in the southern part of the country, ... Read more...

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Successful firing of cryogenic engine a challenge for new ISRO chief


October 25th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman-designate K. Radhakrishnan, who takes over Oct 31, has said his first priority would be to see that the indigenously ... Read more...

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India’s top space scientist heads world astronautics body


October 12th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) India's top space scientist G. Madhavan Nair has been elected president of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) at its general assembly in South Korea, the Indian ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate space institute through tele-link


August 24th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the new campus of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Tuesday through a tele-link function to be held ... Read more...

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India denies involvement in US missile technology export case


March 15th, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 15 (IANS) India has rejected allegations made in a US court that an official from its embassy in Washington had joined in a conspiracy with an Indian American ... Read more...

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Indian American admits to selling dual use items to India


March 14th, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) The owner of an electronics firm has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to illegally export sensitive items to India for possible use in ballistic missiles, ... Read more...

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