Space Missions

  • Countdown for India's GSLV rocket to begin Jan 4 02-01-2014 06:48 PM

    The countdown for the launch of India's heavy-duty rocket - the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) - that would carry communication satellite GSAT-14 is set to begin Jan 4 morning, said a space agency official on Thursday. "The 29-hour countdown for the GSLV launch is expected to commence around 11.20...
  • ISRO planning 10 space missions in 2013 13-12-2012 01:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to accomplish 10 space missions in the next one year, parliament was informed on Wednesday. Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V Narayanasamy told the Lok Sabha that eight of these are planned by September 2013 and the...
  • China plans for more space missions 30-12-2011 12:49 PM

    Beijing: Gearing up to land a rover on moon and send manned spaceflights to built space station, China on Thursday said it will push forward its exploration of planets, asteroids and solar system in order to achieve self sufficiency. China will launch lunar mission to land a rover on moon...
  • China plans to send woman astronauts into space 31-10-2011 05:08 PM

    Beijing: China is considering sending women astronauts into space during its space docking missions in 2012. Two female astronauts have been selected for possible flights when spacecraft Shenzhou-9 and 10 are scheduled to dock with space lab module Tiangong-1 in 2012, Chen Shanguang, director of the Astronaut Center of China...
  • China to conduct manned space mission in 2012 31-10-2011 09:38 AM

    Beijing: China will conduct a manned space mission in 2012, an official said on Monday. Spokeswoman for the programme Wu Ping said Shenzhou-9 and Shenzhou-10 spaceships will be launched in 2012. They are expected to dock with China's first space lab module, Tiangong-1, she said at a press conference, Xinhua...
  • US astronauts install porch on ISS 19-07-2009 02:22 PM

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  • Watch: How does Chandrayaan work? 08-11-2008 12:45 PM

    CNN-IBN's Rati Chaudhary spoke to some experts to find out. ...
  • Isro's space dreams get Budget boost 28-02-2007 08:38 PM

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  • Scientists OK manned space mission 07-11-2006 09:27 PM

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