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ISRO to Launch 100 Foreign, 3 Indian Satellites in February

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch 103 satellites, 100 of them foreign, in one go aboard the rocket PSLV-C37, which will be placed in their respective orbits in different directions. The operation of separating them by angle and time will be crucial so that they never collide with each other in different orbits. The satellites are ...

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After GSLV-F05 with Cryogenic Engine, ISRO Plans 2 More This Year (Video)

Now that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has mastered the long-denied cyrogenic technology, it is bracing up for more GSLV launches riding high on the successful launch of GSLV-F05, which is the tenth flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), launching INSAT-3DR, an advanced weather satellite, weighing 2,211 kg into a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). See launch video at: http://www.isro.gov.in/gslv-f05-insat-3dr/gslv-f05-lift-video ...

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With Cryogenic Engine, ISRO Joins Top 5 in International Space Commerce Market (Photos)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved another marvel to its list of accomplishments in space journey with its own indigenous cryogenic engine, joining the US, Russia, France, Japan and China. ISRO has launched successfully its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV-F05 rocket from Sriharikota on September 8 using the indigenous cryogenic engine and lofted off the heavy weather satellite INSAT-3DR ...

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With 20 Satellites Today, ISRO Gallops to Skies, Totals 113 So Far

With the successful launch of PSLV-C32 today, the total number of satellites launched by India’s workhorse launch vehicle PSLV has reached 113, of which 39 are Indian and the remaining 74 from abroad. Past record was set in 2008 when ISRO had launched 10 satellites in a single flight with the PSLV rocket. ISRO is already posing tough competition in ...

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ISRO Plans to Launch IRNSS-1D by March-end, Glitch Not Fixed Yet

The Bangalore-based ISRO team is working round the clock to fix the glitch found in telemetry transmitter of IRNSS-1D so the launch date need not be postponed beyond March. The faulty transmitter has forced the ISRO team to dismount the fourth prestigious nvaigation satellite from the rocket launcher PSLV-27 on March 4, just four days left for its scheduled launch ...

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SpaceX Latest DSCOVR Satellite Launch Delayed Again to Wednesday

After analyzing the weather conditions, SpaceX launch has beeen delayed owing to upper-level winds remaining in the red. “The data from the next-to-last balloon revealed conditions that are still outside the allowed limits,” said Steven Siceloff on behalf of the SpaceX and NASA teams. The next launch attempt of NOAA’s DSCOVR is on Wednesday at 6:03 p.m. EST, after upper-level ...

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ISRO begins countdown for PSLV-C18 Megha-Tropiques mission’s launch

India’s ISRO has begun countdown for the launch of PSLV-C18/Megha-Tropiques mission, at Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSC) – SHAR, Sriharikota on Wednesday morning. It is scheduled to be lifted off at 11:00 hrs (IST) on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. The 50 hour countdown commenced at 09:00 hours today (October 10, 2011). During the Countdown, propellant-filling operations of the liquid propellant second ...

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