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2010-04-15 10:06:45

Indian space engineers who launched a rocket with new booster technology on Thursday lost contact with it soon after lift-off, causing a major blow to the country’s ambitions of space exploration.

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2010-01-27 12:09:05

A top official said Wednesday that India will launch its first manned space mission in 2016 in an effort to match space pioneers such as Russia and the United States.

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2009-09-23 11:10:00

India announced Wednesday the launch of seven satellites in a single day.

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2009-02-23 12:50:00

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to launch two people into space for seven days, the planning commission announced on Friday, marking the approval of the nation’s first astronaut launch.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.