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Devas Row: ISRO arm Antrix to Cough up $672 Million in Damages

The decade-old controversy between Antrix, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its client Davas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd has come to an end with the International Tribunal awarding the latter a damage of $672 Million, which will prove costlier than expected for the space agency which is known for its budget-savy payloads to space including MOM ...

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Reluctant NASA Extends Contract with Russia on Flights to ISS

NASA has been upset with Congress cutting its funds by over $300 million that has forced the US space agency to renew contract with Russia to send its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Denied of alternatives, a reluctant NASA said on Wednesday that it had extended its contract with Russia through 2017 at a cost of about $490 ...

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Delhi to get 2nd International Airport, Where?

As the new terminal in New Delhi Airport is not likely to cater the air traffic rise in the future, the Civil Aviation Ministry has agreed to a proposal for setting up a second airport in the outskirts. While the Palam Airport is adjacent to Haryana border catering the needs of Gurgaon and Delhi, the new airport location is yet ...

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Liverpool’s Coutinho agrees to five-year contract

Midfielder Philippe Coutinho has committed his future to Liverpool after agreeing a double-your-money pay rise to almost 70,000 pounds a week in a five-year contract that will keep him at the English club for what should be the best years of his career. The 22-year-old Brazilian international has taken some giant steps forward this season after developing a devastating understanding ...

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SpaceX’s Dragon Cargo Mission Lifted Off but Risky Rocket Recovery Test ‘Fails’

Though US space company SpaceX launched its 5th cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) early on Saturday morning as expected, its experiment to recover the rocket after the first stage turned futile as expected by many experts, including the main designer himself. The SpaceX mission generated enthusiasm as it is for the first time that SpaceX was trying ...

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Orbital to Resume ISS Cargo Flights, Declares Contract to Launch Atlas V in Late 2015

After selecting United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket to launch a Cygnus space station resupply mission, Orbital Sciences Corp., declared on Tuesday that it will resume cargo flights to the International Space Station (ISS) in late 2015. Orbital is a private space company whose unmanned cargo rocket exploded on liftoff in late October. The company said in a statement it has ...

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