Isro Successfully launched GSLV Mark III carrying unmanned crew module

SRIHARIKOTA: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched GSLV Mark III carrying an unmanned crew module on Monday morning. The GSLV MK III lifted off from the second launch pad of the space centre here at 9.30am. The GSLV-III or Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III , is a launch vehicle currently under development by the Indian Space More...

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By gktoday On Thursday, April 26th, 2012
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Risat-1 launches India into elite league of nations

Today Indian rocket (PSLV-C19 )successfully launched into orbit a microwave Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1) from the spaceport here in Andhra Pradesh, some 80 km from Chennai. With the launch of Risat-1, India More...

By gktoday On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Jugnu, a nano-satellite built by IIT, Kanpur

Jugnu, a nano-satellite built by IIT, Kanpur, is India’s first indigenously designed nano-satellite to be successfully placed into its orbit. It was launched on October 12, 2011 by PSLV-C18).  More...

By gktoday On Saturday, October 1st, 2011
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NASA s 2011 Launch Schedules

NASA’s Consolidated Launch Schedule NASA’s Launch Schedule features the planned dates and details for missions by NASA and the partner nations in the International Space Station Program, including More...

By gktoday On Friday, June 17th, 2011
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Explorer I-The first successful U.S. satellite

The first successful U.S. satellite, Explorer I, was launched into Earth orbit by the Army on Jan. 31, 1958, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, four months after Russia orbited Sputnik. The 18-pound satellite had a cylindrical More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
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ISS-The International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is an internationally developed research facility that is being assembled in low Earth orbit. On-orbit construction of the station began in 1998 and is scheduled for completion More...

By gktoday On Saturday, December 25th, 2010
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The International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a research facility developed internationally are currently located in low Earth orbit. On-orbit construction of the station began in 1998 and is scheduled for completion More...

By gktoday On Saturday, December 18th, 2010
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ISRO Its Histroy and its Activities

Indian Space Programme Space Study ,Space Activities in India  and ISRO Space activities in India started during early 1960s with the scientific investigation of upper atmosphere and ionosphere over the magnetic More...

By gktoday On Friday, September 3rd, 2010
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What is a Black hole

Black hole According to the general theory of relativity, a black hole is a region of space from which nothing, including light, can escape. It is the result of the deformation of spacetime caused by a very compact More...

By gktoday On Friday, September 3rd, 2010
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What is an Asteroid

An asteroid is like a planet, but smaller. The name “asteroid” means “like a star” in the ancient Greek language. Asteroids may look like small stars in the sky, but they really do move More...