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by member_28792
22 Oct 2014 10:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
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Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

^^ And that is the most amazingly "insignificant" pic of the Earth i have ever seen! :) More humbling is the "Pale blue dot" image of the Earth taken by Voyager I as it left the Solar System (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pale_Blue_Dot). It was the late Carl Sagan who had the...
by member_28792
22 Oct 2014 10:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2752
Views: 143864

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Let me give it a shot (or may be just some really tangential - no pun intended) at an approach to AmberG's poser. (I am not a satellite guy either but taking off from Srikumar's insight on spheres, circles etc.) 1. First about atomic clock : Three and half decades ago, my cousin used to develop PLL...

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