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 was […]

IIT-B developing microsatellite

Note: I wrote this on my earlier blog hosted as https://blogs.seds.org/pradeep. I recovered the text from the WayBack Machine. This post appeared on December 19, 2007 as per the timestamp. I’m trying to collect here again all my old writings spread on various blogs. I got a great shock today morning reading the newspapers. Got […]

India’s first military satellite and my thoughts

Note: I wrote this on my earlier blog hosted as https://blogs.seds.org/pradeep. I recovered the text from the WayBack Machine. This post appeared on June 29, 2007 as per the timestamp. I’m trying to collect here again all my old writings spread on various blogs. I am not a big fan of the militarization of space […]

Korolev’s Birth Centenary

Note: I wrote this on my earlier blog hosted as https://blogs.seds.org/pradeep. I recovered the text from the WayBack Machine. This post appeared on February 05, 2007 as per the timestamp. I’m trying to collect here again all my old writings spread on various blogs. It’s a time for personal upheveal. I am not able to […]

Follow up to Kirk’s post and some ideas of my own

Note: I wrote this on my earlier blog hosted as https://blogs.seds.org/pradeep. I recovered the text from the WayBack Machine. This post appeared on January 29, 2007 as per the timestamp. I’m trying to collect here again all my old writings spread on various blogs. Long time no post, so here’s one finally juiced between the […]