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Linking via satellite

India has increased the number of satellites it has launched to compete with other space agencies and to help modernize poor villages. The satellites are used to monitor ground resources and farming conditions and to expand telecommunications.

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India's space ambitions taking off
Article | PANNITHITTU, India -- In this seaside village, the children of farmers and fishermen aspire to become something that their impoverished parents never thought possible: astronauts.

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