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Snag defers Indian satellite launch from Kourou

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 21:56

A minor snag has delayed by five days to Sep 29 the launch of India`s heaviest communication satellite (GSAT-10) on board the European Ariane-5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.

TN Governor congratulates ISRO scientists

Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 15:16

ISRO successfully launched its 100th space mission with the indigenous rocket putting in orbit two foreign satellites from Sriharikota.

Indian space agency scores a perfect 100!

Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 09:31

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history with the successful launch of its 100th indigenous mission on Sunday.

Russia delays 2012 military launches

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 21:40

Russia will delay launches of military spacecraft this year because of a failed satellite launch last month, a top defence official said Tuesday.

Tropical storm stalls US satellite launch

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 22:44

A tropical storm forced the delay of the US space agency`s launch of a pair of satellites to Earth`s harsh radiation belts, just four minutes before the rockets fired.

India to launch three satellites next month

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 11:54

India will launch three satellites next month and two more by the end of this year, said a senior official here.

ISRO mulling hiving off satellite production to industry

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012, 14:54

As it prepares for Moon and Mars missions, ISRO is planning to hive off production of communication satellites and PSLV to the industry.

China gears up for manned space docking this June

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 13:13

China will launch a manned spacecraft this month to accomplish its first manned space docking mission with the orbiting space lab module.

China launches telecommunication satellite

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 10:17

China successfully launched a telecommunication satellite into orbit Saturday night.

China launches two navigation satellites

Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 09:37

China today successfully launched two more satellites for its proposed Beidou global navigation and positioning network being built to counter the US Global Position System (GPS).

India to ferry heaviest foreign satellite in August

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 12:55

India will ferry two foreign satellites - French and Japanese - on board its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C21) rocket in August this year for a price.

N Korea missile tech a `concern`: US commander

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 13:54

North Korea`s increasingly sophisticated missile technology is a concern to Asia and the United States, the new US Pacific commander said Wednesday.