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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

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

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

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 Launch Anniversary Goes Unnoticed

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It replaced a French rocket in 1987 and ten years later, it inaugurated a rocket launching range in Norway, but the anniversary... ...
Thunderstorm throws city into darkness

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