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'In those days, rocket parts and payloads were transported by bicycle'

ISRO's expedition to Mars is yet another breathtaking adventure for an organisation created by Dr Vikram Sarabhai and carefully nurtured by scientists like A P J Abdul Kalam and R Aravamudan.......

Rocket designed by IIST students launched

For the first time a 'sounding' rocket designed by students of the Indian Space Research Organisation-sponsored Indian Institute of Space Technology has been launched successfully in......

Joining hands to explore the unknown

If the American president sneezes, the whole world gets to know," says P S Goel, director, Satellite Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation. "But if India launches a GSLV (geosynchronous......

His Master's Voice: Pavlovian Comrades

Sherlock Holmes in one of his pithier stories remarks on the singular incident of the dog in the night time:which was that the dog did not bark when a crime was committed. Holmes concluded that the......

40th year of India's space odyssey

November 21, 1963 is marked in history as the day when India launched the first rocket from its soil. 'Nike Apache' was launchedfrom a sleepy fishing hamlet at Thumba near Thiruvananthapuram.Thumba......

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Q. Where is Indias rocket launching station situated ?
:  A. The Indian Space Research organisation has four launch sites:- ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore- Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Andhra Pradesh- Vikram...... more

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Q. Thumba in Kerala is famous because...?
Sandeep Gill:  A. thumba is famous for TERLS (Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station) more

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malishka
Q. why thumba(in kerela).. is famous ..??
Malishka:  A. Thumba became well-known to the out-siders after the establishment of Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS), which was the first of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-thumbain-kerela..-is-famous-../12588708/answers/11291447

miss
Q. Introduction for Space Research
Miss:  A. India recognised the potential of space science and technology for the socio-economic development of the society soon after the launch of Sputnik...... more

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vicky
Q. The fishing village of Thumba in Kerela is famous for what?
Vicky:  A. It has a rocket launching station - Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS), which was the first of that kind in India. It was started in 1962. more

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Sounding Rocket Flies High

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Around 2,500 people, most of them school students, stood in the blinding afternoon light counting every minute to the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/WSW-Sounding-Rocket-Flies-High/2014/10/08/article2466685.ece
India's Space War

Mars. Mystic planet, the enigma of astrologers, the anima mundi of astronomers and the eternal obsession of science fiction writers, who terrified... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/Indias-Space-War/2014/09/28/article2450878.ece
Extending India's horizons beyond Mars

Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint It is difficult to reconcile India's position as the world's largest defence equipment importer with its... ...

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From Cowsheds To Outer Space [All Great Things Have A Humble Beginning]

As ISRO’s MOM entered Martian orbit yesterday morning, India made a permanent mark in the book of history to be the first Asian country to reach... ...

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Mars Mission successful, ISRO confirms

A screen grab of Mr. Modi addressing the scientists after news of success of the Mission The Hindu Scene at the ISTRAC Mission Analysis Centre,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/mars-mission-successful-isro-confirms/article6440647.ece

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