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Go ahead given for October 28 Mars mission

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Bengaluru: India's Mars Orbiter Mission is slated to be launched on October 28 after a national committee of experts gave the go ahead for the Rs 450 crore ambitious venture after threadbare delibera

ISRO unveils Mars orbiter spacecraft, likely to be launched in October

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Bengaluru: India's upcoming Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) seeks to reveal whether there is methane, considered a 'precursor chemical' for life, on the Red Planet, key officials behind the ambitious vent

India's Mars satellite clears key launch test

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Bengaluru: India's launch preparations for the ambitious Rs 450 crore Mars orbiter mission achieved a major milestone with the successful thermo-vacuum test of the spacecraft with its payloads (scien



New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Friday rapped space agency ISRO for allowing a foreign private satellite service provider to park its satellite in an orbit slot meant for Indi

ISRO calls off GSLV D-5 launch from ‪Sriharikota‬ after fuel leakage


Sriharikota: ISRO on Monday called off the launch of rocket GSLV D-5 carrying a satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here due to fuel leak.
"We are calling off the launch of GSLV D-5 due to

29-hour countdown begins for GSLV-D5 launch


Chennai: A 29-hour countdown began on Sunday for the crucial launch of India's GSLV-D5, powered by indigenous cryogenic upper stage engine - which is being tested after a failed attempt over three ye

Countdown for GSLV-D5 launch to begin at 11.50 AM on Sunday


Chennai: The 29-hour countdown for the launch of GSLV-D5, powered by indigenous cryogenic upper stage and carrying communication satellite GSAT-14, from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh will begin on Su

ISRO, Tata develop India’s first hydrogen cell bus


Bengaluru: For the first time in the country, a Hydrogen-powered bus has been developed by Tata  Motors and Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) after several years of research.The hydrogen fuel

DC poll result: India doesn't need Mars mission


BANGALORE: Even as efforts are on to look for signs of life on Mars, one of Earth's closest neighbours at 56 million km, there aren't many takers for India's first-ever robotic mission to the Red Pla

Mars Mission under attack

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Thiruvananthapuram: Expectedly, former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair calling the upcoming Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) a “publicity stunt” has been controversial.
MOM is ISRO’s first interplanetary mi

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