Outer Space has captured the imagination of scientist, poets, scholars and children alike. The urge to reach out for the stars existed even before the desire to fly, it is this urge to reach for infinity and beyond that has been the plot for countless movies and numerous discoveries. While we have come a long … Continue reading Outer Space – The key to Inner Peace.
India is home to some of the poorest people in the world and not so long ago it could barely feed its population, yet it dreamt of reaching the stars. A country plagued by internal issues and external threats with no foreseeable end in sight. Determined to play a meaningful role in the community of nations … Continue reading The Indian Space Saga – From Rags to Riches.
Space Transportation System (STS) or lovingly called as the Space Shuttle was developed during the 1970s to provide a system of reusable space crafts for NASA. It was believed that such a system would significantly cut cost and make manned missions safe and affordable. Though the first shuttle flight took place more than a decade … Continue reading Space Shuttles – The Fallen Heroes.
Most of us have heard several conspiracy theories and rumors surrounding USAs manned mission to the moon, but seldom do we hear about USSRs attempt to land a man on the moon. It is a widely known fact, that USSR never flew a manned mission to the moon and eventually lost the space race. Yet, remarkably … Continue reading Moon Landing – Truth behind the Soviet Backout.
Since the dawn of space age, man has left his distinct mark on the final frontier. This mark is so distinct and potent, that if left unattended, might just render space exploration completely inaccessible. You heard that right, space could soon be out of bounds. According to NASA, there is about 5,500 tons (5.5 million … Continue reading The cost of space exploration- A million Pieces of Junk.