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Rao served as the chairman of ISRO for 10 years from 1984-1994.
Team Indus is going to launch the spacecraft to the moon on an ISRO rocket.
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ISRO's rocket will carry 100 foreign Satellites out of a total of 103.
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This is the first collaboration between India and Japan for Google Lunar XPRIZE competition
ISRO has signed a contract of building two satellites with Alpha.
The week-long exhibition hosts 20 static panels about the remote sensing satellites.
This is the first time a camera is being used on the rocket during the launch.
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Foreign satellite launches now make a big chunk of ISRO revenues.
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He became a star in 1972, first as chief of the Satellite Launch Vehicle Project (SLV-3) and later on as its project director... He had a habit of shooting pointed questions to anyone who crossed his path, because of which I too had to take care to be up-to-date on every aspect of my work. You didn't want to be caught unawares when he ran into you at the staircase!
And this is where India's USP lies. ISRO has till date, on average, charged only around 75 percent for commercial launches of smaller satellites as compared to total costs borne by customers of satellite launch service providers in Europe and US.
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