Archive for December, 2013

Mangalyaan (India’s maiden Mars Mission) all set

December 1, 2013

Today (December 1, 2013) around 1 AM the final manoeuvre was successfully accomplished by ISRO scientists so that the space station can move off the route of circling Earth and sent on its very long (680 million km) journey to be concluded in the next 300 days

It is a moment of joy all engineers in India. ISRO with shoe-string budget (compared to NASA budget) is able to achieve a lot

It once again shows the power of focus; one hopes the powers that be (Governments) allow Scientific departments with sufficient freedom to pursue excellence. Space and Nuclear power have shown; the rest should follow (Electronics, Steel, Power, Water, Airports / Airlines, Oil & Gas, Rail, Road, Mines, Construction, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Food processing engineers, if given freedom will create wonders right here!)