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India's new, heaviest rocket lifts off with GSAT-19

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 17:34

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) India's brand new and heaviest rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) - with the 3,136 kg communication satellite GSAT-19 on board, blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Monday.

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India's new, heaviest rocket lifts off with GSAT-19

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 17:32

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) India's brand new and heaviest rocket - the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) - with the 3,136 kg communication satellite GSAT-19 on board, blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Monday.

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India's tea genome mapping not linked with Chinese study'

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 16:38

Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) India, which recently launched its tea genome sequencing project, is not going to replicate the work done by the Chinese but instead aims to develop climate-smart tea plantations with the genomic boost, an official here said.

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New technique to make prosthetic limbs feel more natural

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:52

New York, June 5 (IANS) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers, including one of Indian origin, have devised a new surgical technique that could allow prosthetic limbs to feel much more like natural limbs.

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Citizen scientists discover brown dwarf 100 light years away

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 16:02

New York, June 4 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a brown dwarf -- sometimes called "failed stars" -- a little more than 100 light years away from the Sun, using a new citizen-science tool that helps astronomers pinpoint new worlds lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.

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SpaceX launches Chinese experiment, supplies to ISS

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 05:52

Washington, June 4 (IANS) US space firm SpaceX on Saturday launched supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), including an experiment from a Chinese university that will test the effects of space environments on DNA.

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