The Red Marble, this is what I thought we’d call the first global image that would be returned by the Mars Orbiter Mission. The name is inspired by the famous 1972 image known as the Blue Marble. This was made possible by the highly elliptical orbit that the spacecraft was designed to take. Today evening,Continue reading “The Red Marble”
A growing fringe of people have begun adopting them – renewable sources of electricity and segregation of waste and other small contributions towards climate change. Many people still scoff at the idea, including my parents. These will be life essentials one day. Buy now so that you get them at a cheaper rate. Demand forContinue reading “Life Essentials of the Future”
Bishakha Dutta, a Board Member of the Wikimedia a Board Member of the Wikimedia Foundation (which runs the servers that runs projects like Wikipedia) interviewed me during her week as a curator on @WeAreWikipedia. The Twitter interview has now been storify-ed here.
ഐ എസ് ആറ ഒ ചോവ്വ ചിത്രങ്ങള് പുറത്തുവിട്ടു.
Short version: India’s Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft successfully fired it’s Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) today to correct its trajectory and also served as a test for the LAM which had been sleeping for about 298 days now whilst the spacecraft sped in the general direction of where Mars would be. As of 9:30 AM today,Continue reading “India at Mars”