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India satellite is rescued

July 18, 2009|Times Wire Reports

India's only satellite orbiting the moon came close to failure after overheating, but scientists improvised to save it and have reportedly achieved more than 90% of the mission's objectives. Scientists were able to salvage the satellite and resume normal operations by activating the satellite's gyroscope, the Indian Space Research Organization's chief G. Madhavan Nair said.

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