Latest ISRO Orbital Vehicle Stories
An Indian space rocket carrying an advanced communications satellite exploded in smoke and fire just seconds after lifting off from a launch pad at the Sriharikota space center in Andhra Pradesh state, about 50 miles from the city of Chennai.
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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