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Chandrayaan’s 3rd lunar-bound orbit exercise performed

Chandrayaan’s 3rd lunar-bound orbit exercise performed

🕔11:57, 28.Aug 2019

Bengaluru, Aug 28  The telemetry, tracking and command network of the Indian space agency (ISTRAC) performed the third lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, the agency said on Wednesday. “The manoeuvre was performed successfully today (Wednesday) beginning at 9.04 hours

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NASA spacecraft’s first orbit around asteroid Bennu breaks record

NASA spacecraft’s first orbit around asteroid Bennu breaks record

🕔13:18, 1.Jan 2019

Washington, Jan 1  Breaking a space exploration record on New Year’s Eve, NASA’s first asteroid-sampling mission, OSIRIS-REx, entered into orbit around the Bennu, making it the smallest object ever to be orbited by a spacecraft. Inching around the asteroid at

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India’s GSAT-29 communication satellite pushed higher into orbit

India’s GSAT-29 communication satellite pushed higher into orbit

🕔14:45, 16.Nov 2018

Chennai, Nov 16  India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-29, was pushed further upwards towards its intended spot on Friday morning, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. The satellite’s orbit was successfully raised further by firing the liquid apogee motor engine

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Indian navigation satellite’s orbit raised further

Indian navigation satellite’s orbit raised further

🕔11:44, 14.Apr 2018

Chennai, April 14  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully carried out the second orbit raising operations of navigation satellite, IRNSS-1I, the space agency said on Saturday. According to the ISRO, the orbit raising operation took place at 8.04 p.m.

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Modi congratulates ISRO for launch of 104 satellites

Modi congratulates ISRO for launch of 104 satellites

🕔11:38, 15.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 15  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated ISRO for the successful launch of 104 satellites at one go and said it was a proud moment for the nation.“Congratulations to ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for the

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‘India’s space success underscores technological capability’

‘India’s space success underscores technological capability’

🕔11:55, 24.Sep 2014

Chennai, Sep 24  The success of the Mars mission “underscores the country’s technological capability in the space sector”, said a senior nuclear scientist Wednesday. India Wednesday made history by becoming the first country in the world to enter the Martian

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India puts into orbit five foreign satellites

India puts into orbit five foreign satellites

🕔12:55, 30.Jun 2014

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), June 30  An Indian rocket Monday successfully sent into orbit five satellites, an event that Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as “global endorsement of India’s space capability”. “I believe technology is fundamentally connected to common man. It

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