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All Set for ISRO’s ASTROSAT Launch Next Monday, Sept. 28

ISRO is all set to launch its nex ambitious indigenous astronomy satellite ASTROSAT on September 28 from Sriharikota buoyed with its success of Mars orbit mission or Mangalyaan, which is likely to go on far more than its earlier target of 6 months. The ASTROSAT satellite, weighing 1.5 tons, will be launched via Indians Space Research Organisation (ISRO) workhorse PSLV-C30 ...

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PM Lauds PSLV-C23 Launch, Seeks SAARC Satellite as Gift from India

The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, on Monday witnessed the successful launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle – PSLV-C23 from Sriharikota. In his congratulatory address at the Mission Control Centre after the landmark launch, the Prime Minister called upon the space community to proactively engage with all stakeholders to maximize the use of space science in governance and development. ...

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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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