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ISRO Success of 104 Satellites at One Go Makes UAE Eye for Mars in 100 Years

UAE plans to colonize Mars by 2117 as a small beginning with Nayif-1 deployment was made on Wednesday by ISRO. (Photo courtesy: shekhmohammed.ae)

Forget Dubai, forget the Moon, United Arab Emirates has woken up to set up a future city on Mars riding high on the success of Indian Space Research Organisation’s deployment ...

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Chandrayaan II to Test Object Landing on Moon: ISRO Chief

ISRO is planning to land a robot landrover on the Moon in a controlled manner, revealed the space agency Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar in his inteaction with students on Sunday. ...

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ISRO Achieves Trajectory Change of Mars Mission Mangalyaan, Shortens Eclipse Period

ISRO said its satellite orbiting Mission (MOM) Mangalyaan will not be affected this year due to long-duration eclipse as it has managed to manoeuvre change its orbit course to reduce ...

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Ex-ISRO Chief Kasturirangan Pitches for Strategic, Sustainable Space Program

Former Indian Space Research Organisation chief K. Kasturirangan has called for a strategic plan in Indian research program that can be wholly indegenous with fewer imported technologies. Addressing students at ...

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India in Space: Year End Review of ISRO’s Achievements in 2015

From positive news of Mars Orbiter Mission completing its task successfully and enhancing it lifespan for few more years, ISRO has made every Indian smile with pride in 2015. Hardwork, ...

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How ISRO Achieved Milestones? Ex-Chief Ponders 18-hour Workdays

Scientists at Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) had put in 18-hour workdays ahead of the historic space launches such as Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan, the unprecedented breakthroughs, said K. Radhakrishnan, ...

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ISRO Releases Mars Atlas, Suggests Life on Mars Possible

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ISRO celebrated the one year anniversary of its prestigious Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in Orbit with the release of Mars Atlas on Thursday. The atlas containing images and scientific data ...

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ISRO: Mars Orbiter Mangalyaan to Last for Many More Years

As India and ISRO celebrate the first anniversary of successfully entering the Mars Orbit a year ago on September 24, 2014, ISRO said it is preparing to release an atlas ...

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Mangalyaan Sends Mars Great Canyon 3D Image as Independence Day Gift

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India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan, which is still active and sending images, has sent one for the Independence Day and it is a 3-D image of the Valles Marineris, a ...

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NASA Monitoring Mars Orbit After Averting Jan 2015 Incident

US space agency NASA has beefed up the process of monitoring the orbit paths of its own MAVEN, India’s Mangalyaan, European Mars Express, its own old redundant spacecrafts which are ...

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ISRO Plans Chandrayaan 2, Mangalyaan 2 and Sukrayaan-1 after Successful Cryogenic Rocket Tests

Venus or Sukra planet will soon have an ISRO spacecraft greeting in its orbit if Indian Space Research Organisation is able to create another milestone with its deep space exploration ...

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Mangalyaan Hits Century on Mars, Begins 100th Orbit

Mangalyaan, India’s prestigious Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has entered its 100th orbit around Mars that will take slightly more than 3 days and finish by Thursday, June 25, 2015. Indian ...

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ISRO receives Space Pioneer Award in Canada for Mars Orbiter Mission, Mangalyaan

As announced months ago, ISRO received the Space Pioneer Award from the US National Space Agency at a conference held in Canada during May 20 to 24, said ISRO in ...

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Mangalyaan Faces 14-Day Blackout on Mars, NASA’s MAVEN Too

Beginning today, ISRO’s Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission will face “blackout” with snapped up communication from the satellite and NASA’s MAVEN too will face similar situation as the Red Planet will ...

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Vikram Sarabhai Centre New Chief Sivan Takes Charge

Kerala-based Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSCC) of ISRO will have a new chief with effect from Monday as renowned scientist K.Sivan assumed office as director. The Centre is the second-most ...

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ISRO All Set to Launch Re-usable Space Shuttle to Minimise Cost of Future Launches

Indian space agency ISRO is gearing up to give final touches to a re-usable space shuttle to be launched in July, riding high on its successful re-entry capsule experiment in ...

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NASA Turns Traffic Police on Mars to Stop Collision of MAVEN with India’s Mangalyaan, Other 3

US space agency NASA has begun the process of monitoring the orbit paths of its own MAVEN, India’s Mangalyaan, European Mars Express, its own old redundant missions to avoid collision ...

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Mangalyaan to Work for Years, But to Face Blackout in June: ISRO chief

A month after the technology minister Jitendra’s statement in parliament extending MoM lifespan by 6 more months, ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said the Mangalyaan mission orbiting Mars is likely ...

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ISRO gets Gandhi Peace Prize 2014

ISRO has been chosen for the award of Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2014, in addition to the Indira Gandhi award announced last year and host of other honours ...

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ISRO Releases New Mars Images as Lifespan of Manglyaan Extended (Photos)

ISRO on Tuesday formally extended the lifespan of the Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission (MoM) by six more months and also released some more pictures taken by the spacecraft on ...

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