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by Vidyarthi
23 Aug 2012 13:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 620067

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Let me draw attewntion to another book entitled "Touching Lives - The Lttle Known Triumphs of the Indian Space Programme", authored by S. K. Das, Penguin Books 2007; ISBN 10: 0-14310-216-8. This book introduces the other side of the Indian Space program and shows that ISRO is not just Rock...
by Vidyarthi
23 Aug 2012 13:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 620067

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

I wish to draw attention to the recent publication of a book entitled "A Brief History of Rocketry in ISRO" authored by PV Manoranjan Rao and P. Radhakrishnan and published by University Press (INDIA) P. Ltd.2012, Hyderabad; ISBN 978 81 7371 763 5 Hb This is a good adjunct to the earlier b...
by Vidyarthi
15 Nov 2008 23:21
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 316272

Re: Chandrayan-1 mission launched succesfully

Bhailog, how is the sentiment over in the desh? Is the aam admi on the street gaga over this, or this still playing only on "select theaters". Sadly the aam janta hardly knows much...I was showing the images to some of mah friends yesterday and they were asking me...oh! so how many guys l...
by Vidyarthi
08 Nov 2008 19:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Chandrayan-1 moon mission
Replies: 1807
Views: 316272

Re: Chandrayan-1 mission launched succesfully

sumishi wrote:So, was this the most critical maneuver, or are there others which can give the jitters?


The next milestone is the release of the Moon Impact Probe and successful operation of its intended plan.
by Vidyarthi
05 Oct 2008 12:13
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 231297

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 6 sep 2008

Clearly, the developments under discussion have both positive and negative points. Do'nt most such deals have? Now, we have to test the availability of perceived benefits. We have to get the reactors, fuels and reprocessing technology on terms suitable to us, from whoever is willing to sell. Nobody ...
by Vidyarthi
04 May 2008 20:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 360821

Destination moon
Saturday May 3 2008 18:12 IST

G Babu Jayakumar

http://www.newindpress.com/sunday/sunda ... ry&rLink=0
by Vidyarthi
04 May 2008 20:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 360821

For more insight into the evolution of launch vehicles of ISRO, refer

"GROWING ROCKET SYSTEMS AND THE TEAM", S.C.GUPTA,
PRISM, 2006
by Vidyarthi
02 May 2008 11:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 360821

Congratulations to ISRO, a job well done! In the future could people in this thread please place links to where a launch can be watched live? Its going to be a busy year for launches and its a significant event to watch. Thanks in advance. I watched it live today, just like the previous several one...
by Vidyarthi
28 Apr 2008 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 360821

Congratulations to ISRO, a job well done! In the future could people in this thread please place links to where a launch can be watched live? Its going to be a busy year for launches and its a significant event to watch. Thanks in advance. I watched it live today, just like the previous several one...
by Vidyarthi
28 Apr 2008 19:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 479
Views: 360821

Congratulations to ISRO, a job well done! In the future could people in this thread please place links to where a launch can be watched live? Its going to be a busy year for launches and its a significant event to watch. Thanks in advance. I watched it live today, just like the previous several one...
by Vidyarthi
28 Oct 2007 14:17
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 320
Views: 105412

http://www.infochangeindia.org/bookandreportsst106.jsp Search for defence technologies Tuesday October 23 2007 K G Narayanan Excerpts: "SELF-RELIANCE in defence technologies is a mantra invoked at regular intervals — when embargos were imposed by Western countries in the 1960s, during the US ...
by Vidyarthi
02 Sep 2007 08:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Structural problems/solutions of/for Indian development
Replies: 80
Views: 15659

Here is an example of ground reality: http://www.hindu.com/op/2007/09/02/stories/2007090250021400.htm Dark patches in the fabric of shining India SANDEEP KRISHAN On August 15, I left for the city 45 km away from my village to get the special Independence Day issue along with old copies of The Hindu ...
by Vidyarthi
27 May 2007 13:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2970
Views: 303387

A Timely Alert on Obstacles to Highway development Reference: http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2007a/070523SinhaIndia.html Excerpts: India's lax safety standards, few qualified personnel (are) obstacles to highway modernization ..............there are serious safety and personnel problems that need to ...
by Vidyarthi
24 May 2007 20:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 699
Views: 129851

Foks is there a cheap and simple way to get rid of arsenic in ground water ? there is a layer of arsenic between the deep acquifier and the ground level under bangladesh and parts of NE and people are suffering badly. surface water is there in plenty but is contaminated by organic matter and again ...
by Vidyarthi
24 May 2007 19:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 699
Views: 129851

Is it a solution to the clogged drains in Mumbai and other cities, and flooding of low lying areas? Alka Zadgaonkar wrings plastic waste for profit. Alka's is the world's first continuous process for all manner of waste plastics. Reference: http://www.goodnewsindia.com/index.php/Magazine/story/alkaZ/
by Vidyarthi
07 Jan 2007 12:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Higher Education: How to create more Phds in India?
Replies: 120
Views: 22917

Another reason for India to have 'high caliber researchers' is to break out of body shopping type of exports of services. India needs to have more system architects, more inventions recognized through more patents, cutting edge technologies to have break throughs in competetive manufacturing, new to...
by Vidyarthi
03 Jan 2007 16:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Higher Education: How to create more Phds in India?
Replies: 120
Views: 22917

Many government funded prestigeous schemes, like the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, drinking water mission, river water cleaning scheme, lack expert monitoring, analysis of shortfalls and devising remedial actions. Babus in government are unable to carry out such tasks. They can do onl...
by Vidyarthi
01 Jan 2007 17:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Higher Education: How to create more Phds in India?
Replies: 120
Views: 22917

Sukhdev: .......... The thread topic is about how to increase # of Ph.Ds in India. ............................ The thread will be more focussed with a bit of detail. Right now there are (valid, IMO) questions raised about what is the best way to spend education money (high-school vs. Ph.d) and tha...
by Vidyarthi
29 Nov 2006 19:51
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India tests Prithvi based ABM-2
Replies: 324
Views: 72830

News item: "Coordinated launch of Prithvi missiles". Certainly, it is a giant first step towards development of an ABM. Salutations to the Team. Joyous celebrations are in order. However, the Team is no doubt aware that an enemy will not allow such a coordination. Indeed, an effective ABM ...
by Vidyarthi
10 Sep 2006 12:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cataloguing reasons for AGNI & GSLV launch failures
Replies: 157
Views: 57219

1mm difference in a dia of 16 mm, that is 6.25% deviation towards the plus size, what was the tolerence on this component. Yes! what was the specified tolerance on this dimension? Assessing difference in terms of percenatage is misleading. It is not easy to specify and validate tolerance. Too tight...
by Vidyarthi
24 Aug 2006 11:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cataloguing reasons for AGNI & GSLV launch failures
Replies: 157
Views: 57219

Quoting Ramana "From his analysis there are three issues- thrust vector control for first stage, stage separation process and third overall flight control logic as shown by S/S ignition. All these are trivial issues and can be resolved. There is a bigger problem. Is the process being followed a...

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