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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 took forward its rocket technology with the successful flight testing of its heaviest next-generation rocket — the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mark III) — and the crew module- in ...

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ISRO’s GSLV Mark III Launched Successfully

India has successfully launched its heaviest and next generation rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mark III), carrying a crew module today from Sriharikota. With this, the aim of the the crew module to demonstrate its re-entry flight is achieved and India has now joined the 4 nations which have already achieved the re-entry capability. The blast off of GSLV Mark ...

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ISRO Successfully Conducts Rehearsal Test for GSLV Mark III

ISRO has conducted launch rehearsal of the country’s heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mark III, today ahead of the scheduled launch on December 18. “The nine hour 30 minutes launch rehearsal of ISRO LVM3 has just been successfully completed,” ISRO said on its Facebook page. The 630-tonne rocket will be powered by liquid and solid fuel engines while the cryogenic stage/engine ...

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Ariane 5 Successfully Lofts ISRO GSAT-16, DIRECTV-14 Satellites into Orbit

India’s advanced communications satellite GSAT-16 was carried into orbit by an European Ariane 5 rocket, that blasted off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Saturday at 20:40 GMT, alongwith the other passenger DIRECTV-14 of the US. This is also a landmark for Arianespace for achieving a record combined payload mass orbited from French Guiana in a single year: ...

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Successful Launch: Test Flight of NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Boosts Mars Mission

The US space agency marked a major milestone on its mission to Mars as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space on Friday, travelling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in more than 40 years. Following a perfect launch and more than four hours in Earth’s orbit, NASA’s Orion spacecraft made a splashdown in the ...

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ISRO Gears Up for GSLV Mark III Launch Between Dec. 20-25

ISRO has celebrated “Mangal Mahotsav” on the occasion of its successful Mars Orbit Mission ‘Maangalyaan’ recently at its Bangalore headquarters and reiterated its resolve to send the next big mission — the launch of Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) anytime between Dec. 20 and 25, dependin on weather conditions, said officials. M Pitchaimani, Deputy Director, ISRO Telemetry, Tracking ...

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Akash missile test-fired successfully

India Tuesday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile for the second day from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Odisha, officials said. The test firing was part of the user trial by the Indian Air Force (IAF). The missile is an air force version. “The missile hit the para-barrel target. It was successful,” said Chandipur ITR director M.V.K.V. ...

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Sanofi Pasteur Claims Success in Dengue Vaccine, to Register Product in India Next Year

Sanofi Pasteur has claimed 60% success in its dengue vaccine clinical trials conducted in Latin America on 20,869 children aged between 9 and 16. In a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the pharma giant said its analysis showed that 3 doses of the vaccine administered to children aged 9-16 years gave a 95.5% protection against severe ...

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China Takes a Big Leap Forward, Succeeds in Re-entry Space Mission Ahead of 2017 Moon Voyage

Just as Indian ISRO chief revealed plans to send re-entry mission in December, China completed the feat of its first re-entry mission to the moon with its unmanned orbiter, joining Russia and the US four decades later. China’s feat of test lunar orbiter landed in Siziwang Banner of China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region about 500 kilometres away from Beijing on ...

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Everybody Hates Failure, I’m Lucky to be Successful: Katrina Kaif

The top Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has asserted that it was natural for every actress to be successful and that she was lucky that her films box office hits. Katrina, who had starred in Telugu film “Malleshwari” before embarking upon a huge Bollywood order that landed in her consequent box office hits like ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’, ...

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