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With New Delhi's iconic Red Fort as a backdrop, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday his country has set its sights on the Red Planet.

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India in multiple satellite launch claimupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 09:51:00

India successfully launched five satellites into orbit Monday, one of them a mini-spacecraft built by students, space officials said.

India investigates shooting at space facilityupdated: Tue Mar 16 2010 03:33:00

Indian investigators are probing a Tuesday pre-dawn firing on guards posted at a space research center, authorities said.

India plans manned space mission in 2016updated: Fri Jan 29 2010 09:31:00

Indian researchers have announced plans to send their astronauts to space in 2016.

India launches satellite for ocean studyupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 03:59:00

India on Wednesday launched a second satellite to study oceans.

India ends moon missionupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 11:25:00

India has ended its unmanned moon mission after failed attempts to regain contact with the orbiter, an official said Monday.

India loses radio contact with moon orbiterupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 03:01:00

Indian space scientists were scrambling Sunday to regain contact with their unmanned moon mission a day after they abruptly lost contact with the orbiter.

Apollo reunionupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 09:49:00

On the eve of the moon landing anniversary, the Apollo astronauts remember the historic event.

India's space odyssey: Moon dreams move eastupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 09:49:00

Flashback to 1984: As a child, I am glued to my family's black-and-white television set for our daily dose of evening entertainment and news on India's national broadcaster.

India's space odyssey in photosupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 00:46:00

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has more than 60 events that it lists as "milestones" since 1962-63, which includes the successful use of polar and geosynchronous satellite launch vehicles.

India to launch Israel-backed satelliteupdated: Sat Mar 21 2009 11:24:00

India next month will launch a new "remote-sensing" satellite built with Israeli "inputs," the Indian Space Research Organization said Saturday.

Scientists find new bacteria speciesupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 04:46:00

Indian scientists have discovered three new species of bacteria in Earth's upper stratosphere that are resistant to ultraviolet radiation, researchers said.

India probe crash-lands successfully on moonupdated: Mon Nov 17 2008 12:11:00

A TV-size probe adorned with a painting of the Indian flag successfully rammed into the moon Friday evening as part of the country's first unmanned lunar mission, Indian space officials said.

India launches first moon missionupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 08:25:00

India blasted into the international space race Wednesday with the successful launch of an ambitious two-year mission to study the moon's landscape. India Gains on China in Asia's Space Race updated: Tue Oct 21 2008 16:00:00

An unmanned mission to the moon boosts India's chances of beating China in the race to land an astronaut there

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