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  • First unmanned mission under Gaganyaan by Dec 2020: ISRO chief

    The Indian Space Research Organisation has set a 'target' of achieving the country's ambitious manned mission to space by 2021, with the first unmanned programme of 'Gaganyaan' planned for December 2020, the space agency's chief K Sivan said Wednesday.

  • GSAT-29 launch successful; ISRO takes a crucial step towards country's first manned mission

    India Wednesday successfully put into orbit its latest communication satellite with its heaviest rocket and the new space mission is expected to serve the communication needs of people in the remote areas of the country.

  • PM Modi, Pence discuss defence, trade and cooperation in Indo-Pacific

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Mike Pence held talks on Wednesday on a wide range of bilateral and global issues of mutual interests including defence and trade cooperation, ways to counter terrorism and the need for maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.

  • Countdown begins for launch of GSAT-29, weather still holds key

    The 27-hour countdown began Tuesday for the launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard the second developmental flight GSLV-MkIII D2 from the spaceport of Sriharikota Wednesday evening, subject to weather conditions, ISRO has said.

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