Tag: Space mission

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  • Cabinet approves Rs 10,000 crore budget to send 3 Indians to space for 7 days by 2022

    Cabinet approves Rs 10,000 crore budget to send 3 Indians to space for 7 days by 2022

    If successful, India would be the fourth nation to achieve the feat after the US, Russia and China.

    December 28, 2018
  • Chasing a mirage

    Chasing a mirage

    India has miles to go before planning a manned space flight. Only three nations, Russia, the USA and China have so far been able to achieve manned space missions. India does not even have the facilities to train astronauts.

    September 5, 2018
  • A matter of pride and joy

    A matter of pride and joy

    Cassini will long be remembered as one of the most ambitious and successful space missions ever undertaken. First there was the sheer distance involved. The 22ft long spacecraft, launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in 1997, took seven years to reach Saturn after a journey of two billion miles that involved fleeting visits to Venus, Earth …

    September 20, 2017