Black Hole, Beresheet and Block 5

On the eve of Yuri’s Night of 2019, a bunch of things happened around the letter B. Hence, the title of this post. All had a space connection. B for Black Hole Scientists from a group of scientists funded by America’s National Science Foundation released the first “image” of a black hole. The image wasContinue reading “Black Hole, Beresheet and Block 5”

India conducts an Anti Satellite Missile Test

This article was originally posted here Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today that India had successfully carried out an Anti Satellite Missile Test (ASAT). The mission was code named Mission Shakti. A missile was launched from the Dr. Abdul Kalam Island Launch Complex off the coast of Orissa and hit an Indian satellite orbitingContinue reading “India conducts an Anti Satellite Missile Test”