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by Ashokk
20 Nov 2019 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4035
Views: 860951

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Chandrayaan-3 plans indicate failures in Chandrayaan-2 BENGALURU: The changes the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is making in the proposed Chandrayaan-3 mission are indicative of the things that may have gone wrong with Chandrayaan-2 that failed to soft-land a probe on Moon in September ...
by Ashokk
20 Nov 2019 00:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 21774

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Why tomatoes are the new show off items at weddings :eek: https://static.toiimg.com/thumb/imgsize-59032,msid-72120790,width-400,resizemode-4/72120790.jpg Tomato prices are skyrocketing in Pakistan. The prices have touched Rs 300 mark per kg tomato. While most of Pakistan is struggling to buy tomato...
by Ashokk
19 Nov 2019 03:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4035
Views: 860951

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Isro to launch 3 satellites in November-December to boost military’s space surveillance NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is gearing up to launch three earth observation or surveillance satellites — one on November 25 and two in December — to beef up the country’s border and coas...
by Ashokk
16 Nov 2019 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2586
Views: 330274

Re: Military Flight Safety

MiG fighter aircraft crashes near Goa, both pilots safe https://static.toiimg.com/photo/imgsize-237875,msid-72082846/72082846.jpg PANAJI: At about 11:45 am a MiG 29K twin seater aircraft on a routine training sortie crashed about 15 kilometres from the capital after it encountered a flock of birds ...
by Ashokk
14 Nov 2019 03:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Chandrayaan-3: Second bid to land on Moon by November 2020 BENGALURU: The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), which failed to land a probe on Moon in its first attempt in September 2019 (Chandrayaan-2), has begun work on Chandrayaan-3 with a deadline of November 2020, sources said. Isro has ...
by Ashokk
07 Oct 2019 19:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493514

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan fares badly in terror financing report ahead of key FATF plenary meeting ISLAMABAD: Pakistan faces high risks of money laundering and terror financing and has complied with just one the 40 recommendations set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) at the time of the country's inclusion ...
by Ashokk
23 Sep 2019 12:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Experts find Sivan’s ‘98% success’ remark laughable CHENNAI/NEW DELHI: Soon after Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman K Sivan reiterated on Saturday that Chandrayaan-2 was 98% success (citing the orbiter), some senior scientists have challenged the claim, one of them posting on socia...
by Ashokk
19 Sep 2019 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4035
Views: 860951

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO moves on, gears up to test semi-cryogenic engine in Ukraine ISRO has put its disappointment over the not-so-successful moonlanding behind it and has begun to look forward — to the next missions. On the cards is a clutch of launches, starting from PSLV 47 later this month. But the next big mile...
by Ashokk
17 Sep 2019 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3070
Views: 422802

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

How the Indian Army tracked down a Kashmiri basketball player in a day after Article 370 was revoked NEW DELHI: After article 370 which gave Jammu and Kashmir special status was revoked, phone and internet connections in the state were badly hit. Around that time the Wheelchair Basketball Federatio...
by Ashokk
16 Sep 2019 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Nasa’s lunarcraft LRO will take images of Vikram lander today NEW DELHI: US space agency Nasa will try to take images of Vikram lander, lying motionless on Moon’s surface, with the help of its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) on Tuesday. The US lunarcraft, which has been circling Moon since 2009,...
by Ashokk
11 Sep 2019 23:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493514

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan army using codes via FM transmission to contact terrorists in J&K: Sources NEW DELHI: Indian intelligence agencies recently cracked some code words being used by the Pakistan army and various terror groups based there to communicate with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir in order to crea...
by Ashokk
11 Sep 2019 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Vayutuvan wrote:What is the carrier frequency?

2.2 GHz
by Ashokk
11 Sep 2019 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

IndraD wrote:how do we know message is being received by dsn> sorry for naive Q !

We won't know the message, we can just observer if data is being sent and/or received. If the lander is sending back data consistently then possibly there is still some hope.
by Ashokk
11 Sep 2019 02:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

IndraD wrote:
Ashokk wrote:One of the DSN antennas in Madrid is being used for transmitting data towards the lander at 1 kb/sec @ 11kW. Data also being received... :eek:

what is source of this information pls

Deep Space Network Now
by Ashokk
11 Sep 2019 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

suryag wrote:
Ashokk wrote:One of the DSN antennas in Madrid is being used for transmitting data towards the lander at 1 kb/sec @ 11kW. Data also being received... :eek:


Snapshot sir

The session ended before I could take a snapshot, it was on 2.2 GHz for a couple of min max.
by Ashokk
11 Sep 2019 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

One of the DSN antennas in Madrid is being used for transmitting data towards the lander at 1 kb/sec @ 11kW. Data also being received... :eek:
by Ashokk
10 Sep 2019 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

The Dual Frequency Radio Science Experiment (DFRS) which is planned from the Orbiter uses two coherent signals at X (8496 MHz), and S (2240 MHz) to be received using the DSN. It could be that they were testing the transmitters yesterday.
by Ashokk
10 Sep 2019 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Chandrayaan-2: Isro has located lander Vikram and is trying to make contact. But how? How is Isro trying to contact Vikram? Isro, which knows the frequency in which Vikram was supposed to communicate, has been sending different commands every day, hoping to hear back from the lander. So far, there ...
by Ashokk
09 Sep 2019 17:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493514

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Indian Army foils BAT attack in Keran sector [VIDEO] Jammu: The Indian Army thwarted an infiltration attempt by a Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) squad along the Line of Control in Keran sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir in the first week of August. Bodies of eliminated Pakistani Army regu...
by Ashokk
08 Sep 2019 13:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Extra brake thrust may have sent Vikram out of control in home stretch BENGALURU: When silence descended on the Isro mission control and millions of Indian homes minutes before Vikram was to touch down on the Moon at 1.53am on Saturday, many thought the lander had too little thrust to brake to a ha...
by Ashokk
08 Sep 2019 00:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

sudarshan wrote:Sending data? You mean it's working?

Probably trying to contact it at high power. Vikram's antenna is probably not pointed in the right direction or might even be damaged. We will have to wait until ISRO releases information.
by Ashokk
08 Sep 2019 00:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Guys is this confirmed? https://twitter.com/vasudevan49/status/1170347263610146816 Latest update: Lander found 500m away from the actual landing spot. But almost upside down. Seen from OHRC image and it is intact! Trying to send commands from Bangalore control center... On the DSN website right now...
by Ashokk
07 Sep 2019 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

It's possible to find Vikram Lander from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter: Sivan A senior scientist told TOI "There is a possibility of finding Vikram lander with the orbiter within three days. This is because an orbiter takes three days to come to the same point. We know the landing site but as Vikram d...
by Ashokk
06 Sep 2019 23:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Chandrayaan-2 landing live updates: Everything going according to plan, Isro chief on proposed soft landing of 'Vikram' module 22:17 (IST), Sep 06 Visuals from Isro Monitoring Centre in Bengaluru. The final descent of #Chandrayaan2 to take place on the Lunar South Pole, tonight. #Visuals from ISRO ...
by Ashokk
06 Sep 2019 18:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Meet Pragyan — Chandrayaan 2’s Rover!

by Ashokk
06 Sep 2019 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Everything going according to plan, ISRO chief "We are eagerly waiting for the event. Everything is going according to the plan," Isro chairman K Sivan said. The touch-down of 'Vikram' lander is scheduled between 1.30 am and 2.30 am on Saturday, followed by the rollout of rover 'Pragyan' ...
by Ashokk
05 Sep 2019 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

ISRO uses NASA's dish antennas which are located at different parts of the world to communicate with Chandrayaan when it is not visible from India. As per the DSN website, currently an antenna located in Madrid is in use.
by Ashokk
04 Sep 2019 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2617
Views: 397580

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Kashmir protests get ugly again in London LONDON: About 10,000 British Pakistanis descended on London on Tuesday in hundreds of coaches from across the UK and proceeded to smash windows of the Indian High Commission and cause chaos on the streets of the British capital for the second time in weeks....
by Ashokk
04 Sep 2019 02:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Possibly Pragyaan's battery might need to be warmed up and charged after being exposed to low temperatures during the orbit. Further details from the ISRO research paper here . F. Wake-up logic The block schematic of the proposed rover power system configuration is shown in Fig.3. The wake-up of the ...
by Ashokk
03 Sep 2019 12:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Live media coverage of the landing of Chandrayaan-2 on lunar surface The soft landing of Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander on lunar surface is scheduled between 1:30 am to 2:30 am on Saturday, September 07, 2019. This will be followed by the Rover roll out between 5:30 am to 6:30 am. A Press Meet with Ch...
by Ashokk
02 Sep 2019 18:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

SwamyG wrote:They say DSN has received signals from Vikram.
https://eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html

Click on Madrid -> CH2L.

The LRO antenna seems to be tracking the orbiter.
by Ashokk
02 Sep 2019 15:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2191
Views: 259861

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

What happens next - A separate entity now, the lander will de-boost with the firing of its four breaking engines. This manoeuvre will bring it to a periapsis of around 18 km. (Periapsis is the point in the path of an orbiting body at which it is nearest to the body that it orbits.) When the lander ...
by Ashokk
30 Aug 2019 20:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493514

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pak minister receives electric shock while speaking against PM Modi :mrgreen: In a video, Rashid, a known motormouth, says while addressing the rally, "Hum tumhari Modi niyaton se waqif hain (we are aware of your intentions, Narendra Modi)". The video, which has gone viral on social media...
by Ashokk
26 Aug 2019 17:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3361
Views: 526397

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

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by Ashokk
26 Aug 2019 13:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 616610

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

India proposes to replace russian turbines for future units in Kudankulam with japanese turbines The Atomic Energy Corporation of India (NPCIL), a customer for the construction of a nuclear power plant being built by the Russian side, is discussing the possible replacement of turbine equipment from...
by Ashokk
26 Aug 2019 13:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4341
Views: 247524

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

India proposes to replace russian turbines for future units in Kudankulam with japanese turbines The Atomic Energy Corporation of India (NPCIL), a customer for the construction of a nuclear power plant being built by the Russian side, is discussing the possible replacement of turbine equipment from...
by Ashokk
22 Aug 2019 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493514

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan opens headworks gates, 17 villages of Punjab's Ferozepur flooded CHANDIGARH: As many as 17 villages of Punjab's border district Ferozepur were flooded after Pakistan opened headworks gates in its area on the Sutlej river, an official said on Thursday. Several villages of Ferozepur are alre...
by Ashokk
20 Aug 2019 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3691
Views: 378376

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chidambaram On The Run? ED Reaches His Residence Two officials from the Enforcement Directorate arrived at P Chidambaram's house in New Delhi on Tuesday. A few minutes ago, two teams ( as per sources) from the CBI was outside his residence, hours after the Delhi High Court denied him bail. The Unio...

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