Thursday, July 30, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
"The French payload would not marry up with the American rocket. Welding could cause fire because sodium was volatile. So Sarabhai asked Bhavsar: "How can we fit the payload?'' Mr. Kalam and another colleague scraped the payload with a small hand tool until it mated with the rocket. The launch was a success. The orange trail from the sodium vapour that lit up the twilight sky caused excitement in Kerala. The State Assembly, which was in session then, adjourned for a few minutes for its members to enjoy the spectacle."
Monday, July 27, 2015
It was the first ever satellite to be successfully launched from India.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
"Anyone with an interest in military aircraft would have got quite a shock looking up and seeing a Russian jet over the skies of King’s Lynn."
Saturday, July 25, 2015
In response to a query that an Indian Parliamentarian recently raised, the concerned Minister replied that ISRO had charged a total of $17 Million USD plus €78.5 Million for the foreign satellites it has launched till now. Converting them all to Dollars, it comes to around $103 USD [€1 = $1.1 USD].
Friday, July 24, 2015
Any Nuclear Power Plant, being built today, incorporates numerous sub-systems, multiple redundancies & fail-safe features, aimed towards reliably optimising the power generation process, extracting the most from the fuel.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The different variants of the pride of the Indian Air Force flying alongside each other.
A computer game that pits India against pakistan in aerial warfare, along with a bunch of other games.
An Indian Air Force contingent currently in the United Kingdom to take part in bilateral exercises with their British counterparts.