LCA Tejas to take maiden R-Day flight:-After a gap of about two decades, an indigenously developed aircraft will take to the skies on Republic Day with LCA Tejas joining the fleet of 35 aircraft that will be part of an aerial display.
IAF chief Dhanoa reviews Indo-Oman air exercise in Jamnagar:-Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa and Commander of Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) Matar Ali Matar Al-Obaidani on Wednesday reviewed the progress of the fourth joint exercise between India and Oman. The exercise, called "Eastern Brigade IV", is the fourth in a series of air drills that started in 2009 between the two countries....
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasts off carrying NASA's Juno mission. Photo: United Launch Alliance.
The launch marks the second of five launches for NASA in 2011. Photo: United Launch Alliance.
NASA's Juno planetary probe, enclosed in its payload fairing, begins its five-year journey to Jupiter atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V-551 launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Photo: United Launch Alliance.
The Juno spacecraft, safely enclosed in the payload fairing at the top of an Atlas V rocket, begins its journey to Jupiter with a spectacular midday launch. Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls.
This still image from a Juno mission animation shows how the spinning spacecraft might look during deployment of its giant solar arrays. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech.
This still image from a Juno mission animation shows the spacecraft soon after launch as it separates from its Centaur upper rocket stage. The Juno spacecraft is in its stowed-for-launch configuration here, with its three large solar arrays folded against its sides. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech.
At Astrotech's Hazardous Processing Facility in Titusville, Florida, technicians disconnect NASA's Juno spacecraft from its transport prior to its move to a fueling stand where the spacecraft will be loaded with the propellant necessary for orbit maneuvers and the attitude control system. Photo: NASA/ Troy Cryder.
Technicians at Astrotech's payload processing facility in Titusville, Florida monitor NASA's Juno spacecraft as it is moved by an overhead crane to a rotation stand for center of gravity, weight and balance testing. Photo: NASA/Kim Shiflett.
NASA's Juno spacecraft is shown in orbit above Jupiter's colorful clouds in this artist's rendering. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech.
This still image from a Juno mission animation shows the spinning, solar powered spacecraft in orbit above Jupiter's north pole. The bluish glow of the planet's auroras is seen far below. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech.
Three LEGO figurines representing the Roman god Jupiter, his wife Juno and Galileo Galilei are shown here aboard the Juno spacecraft. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/KSC.
A plaque dedicated to the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei can be seen here on NASA's Juno spacecraft. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/KSC.
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