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India Launches its Largest Rocket into Space

India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts into space. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle MK III blasted off from Sriharikota in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh early Thursday. The new rocket will be able to carry heavier satellites into space. India has successfully launched lighter satellites in recent years, but has faced problems sending up heavier payloads. In September, India's Mars Orbiter...

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