Monday, June 05, 2017

NASA Gets Some Early Competition In Heavy Lifting

India Launches Heavy Lift Rocket

India’s heaviest, newly-developed rocket hurtled into space Monday evening carrying a communication satellite of more than three tons from Sriharikota in eastern India. It marks another milestone in the country’s ambitious space program and brings India a step closer to sending astronauts into space. “Today is a historic day.…we have been able to successfully put the…