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February 2017 Science Images

Posted March 1st, 2017 at 4:30 pm (UTC-4)
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Science Images of the Month – December, 2014

Posted December 31st, 2014 at 5:50 pm (UTC-4)
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Two Martian Probes Set to Orbit Red Planet

Posted September 19th, 2014 at 8:22 pm (UTC-4)
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Two unmanned spacecraft headed to Mars, one launched by the United States and the other by India, will soon reach the Red Planet within days of each other. NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) probe, launched November 18 is set for insertion into Mars orbit (MOI) on Sunday, September 21.  India’s first interplanetary spacecraft, […]

US, India Prep for Unmanned Missions to Mars

Posted October 29th, 2013 at 5:36 pm (UTC-4)

Both the United States and India are gearing up for unmanned missions to Mars. India will launch its first interplanetary spacecraft when the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) sends its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to the Red Planet on Nov. 5. The spacecraft will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre located in Sriharikota, […]

India Celebrates Historic Space Milestone

Posted September 10th, 2012 at 6:13 pm (UTC-4)
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India’s space program celebrated an historic milestone Sunday after successfully launching  its 100th space mission. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) put a French satellite and Japanese micro-satellite into polar orbit aboard its Polar Satellite Launch vehicle (PSLV). The mission’s payload included SPOT 6, an observation satellite from France’s space agency (CNES),  and Proiteres, a […]