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LAM engine fired to raise orbit of GSAT-16

A day after the successful launch of GSAT-16, the Liquid Apogee Motor of the communication satellite was fired Monday, in the first orbit raising manoeuvre.

ISRO has contingency plan for Mars orbit insertion
ISRO has contingency plan for Mars orbit insertion

The Indian space agency has a contingency plan to insert its spacecraft into Martian orbit Sep 24 in case its main engine fails to re-start and fire, a senior official said Monday.

Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO to test fire engine on September 22
Mars Orbiter Mission: ISRO to test fire engine on September 22

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a test fire of liquid apogee motor (LAM) inside Mangalyaan, also known as Mars Orbiter Mission, on September 22, about 48 hours ahead of spacecraft's insertion into Mars orbit.

Kapur finishes 4th as Ormsby wins Indian Open

Shiv Kapur had the best performance among Indian golfers as he finished fourth at the Indian Open which concluded at the Delhi Golf Club on Sunday.

Kapur tied 3rd; Ormsby keeps lead ahead of Lam

Shiv Kapur braved tough conditions to manage an even par 72 to be tied third, while Jyoti Randhawa fired a flawless five-under 67 to jump to sole fifth after the third round of the Panasonic Open India, here on Saturday.