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ISRO loses contact with Chandrayaan-I

Sunday, August 30, 2009

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ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) has lost contact with India’s first moon mission, the Chandrayaan-I. With that India’s first moon mission has come to a premature end. Chandrayaan was launched on 22 October 2008 using a PSLV. Chandrayaan-I was carrying 11 scientific instruments on board, among which, 6 were foreign. It was expected to send […]

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2008: A Space Odyssey

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

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WOW! I have never felt so much pride in being an Indian while writing a post. The feeling I have is shared by millions of Indians around the globe. India’s maiden mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-I was launched successfully from Srijarikota today. The PSLV-C11 rocket was fired at exactly 0622 IST (0052 UTC). Chandrayaan was […]

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Chandrayaan-I : India’s flight into the space

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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The day is here. Years of hard work is about to pay off. India is all set to launch its first ever unmanned moon mission tomorrow. Chandrayaan-I will be launched tomorrow, i.e. 22 October 2008 at 0620 hrs IST (0050 hrs GMT) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The probe will be set on […]

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