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Saturday, October 10, 2015

India, pakistan, Training Together, For Space [Image Of The Day]

Learning the ropes of Rocketry, the building block of a Space programme.


Indian and pakistan nationals loading Judi-Dart into launcher. This is a part of their training in launching meteorological rockets in connection with the IIOE. Left to Right: D. Eashwardas, Indian Trainee and Salim Mehmud, Pakistan trainee.

- Space for Development: US-Indian Space Relations 1955 -1976

Trivia: pakistan's "Space" agency is named, 'pakistan  Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission', whose acronym becomes 'pakistan SUAR Commission'. Translated into Urdu, the National language of that country, it means 'pakistan Swine Commission'.


Also read: "pakistan is, now, a household name in Afghanistan, associated with terror & everything bad"