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India tests missile interceptor

Bhubaneswar: India on Sunday successfully tested a ballistic missile interceptor from a defence base in Orissa, an official said.

The home grown interceptor was fired from Wheeler Island off the sta

Discovery to dock with International Space Station

Cape Canaveral, Florida: The US space shuttle Discovery was approaching the International Space Station on Saturday as part of its final odyssey into orbit, carrying to researchers a new module and a

Isro tests rocket motor, delays satellite launch

After 16 successful launches of its workhorse rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in the last 17 years, the Indian space agency is now testing a key component to re-qualify its on-flight performance parameters to avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Glitch forces ISRO to shut edu channel

Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram: Indian space agency ISRO has suspended the telecast of popular educational programmes in many states due to an unidentified glitch in its ground equipment, says a senior

No role of PMO in Antrix-Devas deal: Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday that the Cabinet had not been informed that the 2005 agreement between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and Devas also involved allocation of S-band spectrum, high value and scarce radiowaves, to the private firm.

ISRO finds 'human outpost' on Moon


New Delhi: ISRO scientists have discovered a giant underground chamber on the moon, which could be used as a lunar base by astronauts for inter-planetary missions.

Scientists at the Space Applicatio

Discovery launch on Feb 24

Washington: The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin its final flight to the International Space Station Feb 24. It will carry a human-like robot to the permanent station, NASA said.

The Dis

Devas deal move 'too little, too late'

New Delhi: PAC Chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi today described the government's decision to cancel the ISRO-Devas deal as 'too little, too late' and said if the parliamentary committee feels it may

Massive solar flare heading for us!


Biggest burst of energy from the Sun in four years heading straight for us at 900 Km/second.

The mightiest solar flare in four is all set to blast Earth late tonight.

The Coronal Mass Ejection (CME

'ISRO deal was a mistake'

New Delhi: The controversial spectrum deal between Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian space agency ISRO, and private firm Devas was a 'mistake' that the government corrected, Defence Minister A.K. A

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