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NASA Scientist Develops New Aerodynamic Plane to Test Land on Mars

NASA has developed its first boomerang shaped aircraft to lan on Mars surface in its lookout for future landing sites on Mars, which will be sent later this year. The prototype spacecraft buillt with Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design called Prandtl-m will be launched from a high altitude of 100,000 feet altitude to replicate the surface conditions similar on the Red ...

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ISRO to Launch Re-usable Satellite Launch Vehicle in September, Confirms Kiran Kumar

ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said the next big launch of a re-usable space shuttle test mission will be launched in September, bringing down the cost of satellite launch to one-tenth the current cost. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which had tested its cryogenic rocket engines and capsule earlier, will take up the first test mission for re-usable vehicle ...

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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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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 Sets GSLV Mark-3 for Test Flight in December

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K. Radhakrishnan said that ISRO is all set to conduct an experimental test of its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark 3 in mid-December. "In mid-December, we will have the experimental flight of the GSLV Mark 3. It will not launch a satellite in this flight, and will be passive in the upper stage," ...

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