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ISRO Adds Human Angle to Space Missions, Taking Cue From ‘MARTIAN’ Film

Beyond man launch in next mission, Indian Space Research Organisations (ISRO) is also contemplating the mechanism to rescue its astronauts in case of mid-space abortion of a mission. In case ...

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Matt Damon in ‘Martian’ Reflects NASA Quest to Grow Food on Red Planet

What are the prospects of growing plants and edible greenery on Mars, where the hero of Hollywood film “The Martian” grows potato for survival? As NASA inputs into making the ...

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NASA Ponders Budget Missions to Mars, but Delayed till 2039

Taking cue from ISRO’s most economical Mars Orbiting Mission, with a bidget cut of $300 million on anvil, NASA scientists have proposed a new step-wise approach to send humans to ...

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Countdown Begins for NASA Test of Flying Saucer-like Parachute for Mars Landing

NASA is gearing up to test its long-awaited test launch of the largest parachute ever deployed in the sky with its flying saucer ahead of its possible landing technology on ...

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What’s Ahead for Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar, the new ISRO Chief?

The Cabinet decision on Monday to appoint veteran ISRO scientist Alur Seelin Kiran Kumar did not come as a surprising choice being given to a local Bangalore man where ISRO ...

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Mangalyaan, GSLV Mark III Success Pushes ISRO to Ponder Sending Manned Mission Into Space Next

The itinerari of Indian space agency ISRO is clear now with the successful launch of the Mars Mission Mangalyaan in September 2013 and the experiment of its re-entry capable GSLC ...

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GSLV rocket, crew module success opens way for India’s manned flight

India on Thursday inched towards sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satellites when it successfully tested a next generation rocket and crew module. The country ...

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India to test-launch re-entry capable heaviest rocket ever, to help design future space shuttle

ISRO is reckoning another milestone by launching its biggest rocket in history, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mark III), between December 15 and 20 that will test its capability ...

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