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by Praveen
17 Dec 2014 23:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 178465

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

KrishG wrote:Vehicle Assembly! 8)



Around 1:40 minutes into the video, the weight of CARE is shown as 4140.90 Kg while the ISRO's launch kit says that CARE Launch weight is 3735 Kg. Which is right?
by Praveen
11 Nov 2013 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 93125

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Based on my calculation the apogee would be around 86155 KM for the 4th burn, which is a short fall of 13844 km.
by Praveen
11 Nov 2013 11:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 93125

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

According to Emily Lakdawalla there has been an hiccup in today's MOM orbit raising. More info at http://www.planetary.org/blogs/emily-lakdawalla/2013/11102001-a-hiccup-for-mars-orbiter-mission.html The Mars Orbiter Mission completed its first, second, and third of six planned maneuvers in Earth orb...
by Praveen
11 Feb 2011 02:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 162202

Re: AeroIndia 2011

vcsekhar wrote:6. the LCD screens of the cameras dont work well in bright light. so plan accordingly.


A Hoodman HoodLoupe screenloop will help a lot in bright light conditions. It's a must for outdoor cameramen.
by Praveen
06 Feb 2011 02:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 3950
Views: 864179

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

^^Indranil, so that's from 2005? Shuklaji had posted pics on his blog in Oct. The hull was pretty much underway but far from complete. Well, it felt good for that short while. Thanks for bursting that happy bubble. It taken on Dec 20th 2008 at 5:46 pm using a Sony Ericsson W810i cell phone. EXIF da...
by Praveen
06 Jun 2010 10:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 722205

Re: LCA news and discussion

for some reason it's only the last pic that has poor quality. I guess something went awry during editing. defence PR and DRDO have provided some very crisp images in the last few years, no reason why they would use cellphone quality cam all of a sudden. Using flash in foggy condition causes pics li...
by Praveen
09 May 2010 01:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 722205

Re: LCA news and discussion

Nithish, I converted that video from .dat to avi for youtube using a trial version of some conversion software. That's the reason for the logo on the left. Nice to see that it's still there. so you uploaded the original video? all credit to Praveen saar only :) Nah, I just converted and uploaded. I...
by Praveen
08 May 2010 22:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2899
Views: 722205

Re: LCA news and discussion

Nithish, I converted that video from .dat to avi for youtube using a trial version of some conversion software. That's the reason for the logo on the left. Nice to see that it's still there.
by Praveen
06 May 2010 21:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 3926
Views: 829195

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Engine research in india has been driven by results or end applications. Can someone tell why a country like sweden which rolled out series of successful military aircraft dint go for a indigenous engine? why Israel didn't venture into engine manufacturing,even after successful in many other milita...
by Praveen
09 Mar 2010 02:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 2936
Views: 679820

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

The indigenous development of an imaging seeker , a highly complex and closely guarded technology, is the Nag’s greatest triumph. This is news, and if true, really really good news. I knew DRDO was working on an IR seeker, but had no idea that it was ready for production and integrated with Nag. Is...
by Praveen
29 Jan 2010 11:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: PAK-FA Thread - First flight
Replies: 495
Views: 169250

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

Image

here you go.
by Praveen
12 Jan 2010 12:53
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

MN Kumar wrote:There was a snippet in a local FM channel that India is building an ARTIFICIAL MOON base near Bangalore on a 200 acre land. Didnt see this news anywhere else. Can anyone confirm?


Not a moon base, but the terrain for rover testing.
by Praveen
13 Oct 2009 01:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

AdityaM wrote:How many launch pads exist?
http://www.isro.org/pslv-c14/Imagegalle ... cle.aspx#4
I can see 2 here:- 1 in Left backgound


Two. Third was sanctioned/under request with GOI.
by Praveen
30 Sep 2009 04:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 509887

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

SpaceX Says It's Ready to Supply ISS Falcon 9 is ready for test flight? :eek: That's great progress in a short amount of time and that too with 700 employees. Above all this they do an awesome job at PR. Watch some of their launch/facilities videos at http://www.spacex.com/multimedia/videos.php
by Praveen
23 Sep 2009 11:54
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

4th stage is normal.
by Praveen
23 Sep 2009 11:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

3rd stage ignited. performance normal.
by Praveen
23 Sep 2009 11:45
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

second stage performance normal. +3.5 mins. heat shield seperated.
by Praveen
23 Sep 2009 11:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

watch live on ibnlive.com. 40 sec to go
by Praveen
05 Sep 2009 01:05
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 541416

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Hello... putting up a good, deep website takes just 2 ppl (if one is not enough). If there are more, the site becomes a disaster-by-committee. Like NASA. But u can't leave it just to an unsupervised PIU or DOO. From my personal exp dealing with Govt. for websites, I can tell you that in most cases ...
by Praveen
15 Jun 2009 21:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army Discussion
Replies: 480
Views: 17161

Re: Indian Army Discussion

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been awarded multiple orders of 34 units by India of its advanced Multi-Mission Radar (MMR) type EL/M 2084. ELTA Systems Ltd., a group and wholly owned subsidiary of IAI, is the prime contractor and developer of the EL/M 2084. ELTA's MMR addresses an emerging r...
by Praveen
15 Jun 2009 10:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 437
Views: 18823

Re: LCA news and discussion

EDITED. Doesn't belog here.
See below.
by Praveen
10 Mar 2009 08:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1812
Views: 337298

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

Jayram wrote:So why does Dhanush take off in Darkness and the PAD in Daytime at approx 10.53 AM? DRDO is using older Dhanush Video no?


It feels dark due to haze/fog on sea and also due to camera exposure adjusting to bright light in haze conditions.
by Praveen
11 Jan 2009 09:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 518
Views: 14898

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

WOW! India is planning to build 2 manned space-craft at the same time! One will be an indigenous cone shaped module like the Mercury class modules which can carry 2 men and the other a Soyuz-derived space-craft built with Russian help which can carry 3 men! COOL! All the other space-faring countrie...
by Praveen
14 Dec 2008 03:41
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 156602

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Guys does anyone have a complete list(or link) of people killed in 26/11?
by Praveen
02 Dec 2008 10:24
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III
Replies: 1969
Views: 111252

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - III

http://ibnlive.in.com/videos/79529/watch-2611-terrorist-caught-on-csts-cctv-camera.html In the above video one of the pig can be clearly seen gesturing something(ok? bye? takecare? kind of gesture) to someone not in the video. That means some other person helped them get there. It appears around 13...
by Praveen
28 Nov 2008 08:47
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 103262

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

shiv wrote:
Muppalla wrote:
SSridhar wrote:Looks like the Nariman House is on fire. The terrorists seem to have blown it up.


Are u sure?


Hasn't happened until 15 seconds ago

Not fire but NDTV showed smoke coming out of a window.
by Praveen
28 Nov 2008 02:55
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II
Replies: 1918
Views: 103262

Re: Terror Attacks on Mumbai-II

From the CCTV pics of those two piglets - I was trying to ascertain the (sub)ethnicity. Though the indian subcontinent is now fairly homogeneous - it appears the chubby, short, dark profile of the two may make them Bangladeshi/bengali with very high probability. Next, most probable is - Keralite. M...
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 22:55
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

THERE IS STILL ONE TERRORIST IN TAJ. He is injured. NSG hopes to catch him soon.

this from NSG chief on NDTV.
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 22:31
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

NDTV: according to Sr army official "There is Pakistani involvement"
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 14:11
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

According to Rediff "40 bodies found in 4 floors of Taj Hotel"
http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/nov/26- ... mumbai.htm
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 12:51
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

Any one keeping tally of the captured and killed terrorists? I would like location also noted. One injured scum captured in Trident and being interrogated. 3-4 killed in Oberoi. 2 killed in Car (Skoda) and CD recovered. 1 reported killed in Nariman House 9 suspects detained (Don't know about Orgin)...
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 12:19
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

How the hell are ppl allowed to go near back of the TAJ hotel? Is anyone in control of the situations? I suggest you go there and control the "situation". Till then before you post, read other posts - ones where there is developing information. The Dy CM is on the scene by the way and als...
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 12:08
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

How the hell are ppl allowed to go near back of the TAJ hotel? Is anyone in control of the situations?
by Praveen
27 Nov 2008 11:27
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai
Replies: 1912
Views: 80562

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai

NDTV says that they came from Gujarat in fishing trawlers.

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