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China launches satellite to monitor global gas emissions

China has launched a 620-kg satellite TanSat into orbit to monitor global carbon dioxide levels to understand climate change. The satellite was put into orbit by Long March-2D rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre located in Gobi Desert. Apart from TanSat satellite, a high-resolution micro-nano satellite and two spectrum micro-nano satellites for agricultural and forestry ..

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India’s Mars mission gets cabinet approval

The Union Cabinet approved the proposal of Department of Space to launch a satellite to Mars in 2013. What will be the mission? The satellite will investigate Mars atmosphere. It will study climate, geology, origin, evolution and sustainability of life on the planet. It will be launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

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Russia’s Soyuz-FG Carrier rocket sets 5 Satellites into Orbit

Russia’s Soyuz-FG carrier rocket set off from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz-FG carrier rocket will put the following 5 satellites into orbit:- 1) Russian satellite Canopus-B 2) Russian Satellite MKA-PN1 3) Belarusian satellite BKA 4) Canadian satellite ADS-1B 5) German satellite TET-1 Russian satellite Canopus-B Developed by the All-Russia Research Institute of ..

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