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India’s PSLV successfully lofts SPOT 7 and companions


India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle has successfully deployed the French SPOT-7 imaging satellite on Monday. Liftoff from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre was on schedule at 09:52 local…

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India’s PSLV successfully launches the IRNSS-1B spacecraft


India’s ISRO launched its second navigation satellite on Friday, with a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle orbiting the IRNSS-1B spacecraft in a mission originating from the Satish Dhawan Space…

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India PSLV successfully launches MOM en route to Mars


India launched its first interplanetary spacecraft Tuesday, with a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle sending the Mars Orbiter Mission on its journey to the red planet. Liftoff of the…

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Indian PSLV successfully launches IRNSS-1A navigation satellite


India have launched their Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Monday carrying IRNSS-1A, the first satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. Liftoff from the first launch…

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Indian PSLV successfully lofts multiple satellites


India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle made its 23rd flight on Monday, carrying seven satellites into sun-synchronous orbit including Austria’s first satellite. Liftoff from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre…

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Indian PSLV successfully launches SPOT-6 for France


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have launched a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on Sunday, carrying the French SPOT-6 Earth observation satellite, along with a 15-kilogram Japanese microsatellite. Liftoff…

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ISRO PSLV launches with RISAT-1 satellite


The Indian Science Research Organisation launched the twenty first PSLV Thursday morning, carrying the RISAT-1 radar imaging satellite into low Earth orbit. Liftoff from the First Launch Pad…

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PSLV launches Megha-Tropiques atmospheric research satellite for India


India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle has made its twentieth launch Wednesday morning, carrying the Megha-Tropiques atmospheric research satellite and three other spacecraft into orbit. Liftoff from the Satish…

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India launches GSAT-12 telecommunications satellite via PSLV


The Indian Space Research Organisation have successfully launched a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), placing the GSAT-12 satellite into orbit. Liftoff occurred on time at 11:18 UTC (16:48…

India’s PSLV launches successfully


India has banished the memory of last July’s launch failure, with the successful lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre of their Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)…

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Earth’s Deep Space explorers – Global fleet hitting milestones


Deep Space spacecraft from the USA, Europe and India are all pressing through their mission milestones. India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is less than a month away from…

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Japanese H-IIA rocket successfully lofts GPM Core


The Japanese have launched the centrepiece of the Global Precipitation Measurement constellation, an international partnership aimed at providing a worldwide map of precipitation levels. The GPM Core satellite…

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Indian GSLV successfully lofts GSAT-14 satellite


India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) has ended a run of four consecutive launch failures by deploying the GSAT-14 communications satellite on Sunday, following launch at 10:48 UTC….

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YIR (Part III) – Mars exploration continues; India joins an elite club


2013 was another year dominated by the increase in robotic exploration of humanity’s most sought-after and elusive terrestrial neighbor. With two active rovers, a fleet of orbiting vehicles,…

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Russian Dnepr conducts record breaking 32 satellite haul


Kosmotras launched a Dnepr rocket from Dombarovsky on Thursday, carrying the United Arab Emirates’ DubaiSat-2, thirty one other satellites – including Peru’s first satellite – and one attached…

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Atlas V launches MAVEN en route to Martian adventure


NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has begun its journey to Mars following its launch atop the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket Monday. Liftoff from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch…

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Following Russia’s GLONASS set back, US and European GPS advance


While investigators continue to search through the debris of the failed launch of three Russian GLONASS navigation satellites, the United States and Europe have announced progress with their…

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Russian Proton-M fails at launch and crashes into spaceport


Russia launched their Proton rocket Tuesday morning local time, carrying three satellites for the GLONASS navigation system. However, liftoff from site 81/24 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome – which…

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Arianespace’s Vega launches with Proba-V


Arianespace launched their Vega rocket on Monday, following last week’s scrub due to range weather. Vega’s second flight is carrying the primary payload, Proba-V, with the VNREDSat-1A and ESTCube-1 satellites…

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Antares conducts a flawless maiden launch


Orbital Sciences Corporation have – at the third launch attempt – launched their new Antares rocket’s maiden flight on Sunday. Following two scrubs over the past few days,…