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“Adventure begets knowledge” – Ishan Tomar’s journey through his passions.

In this edition of Rocketeer’s Speak, we catch up with Ishan Tomar of SatSure to get an insiders perspective of life in the space science industry. We sat down over a cuppa with Ishan Tomar, Co-founder and CTO of SatSure. SatSure develops solutions based on geospatial data to tackle challenges faced by the agriculture sector. […]

How Women’s who have made significant contributions to space industry

Though women have been involved in space science from early days, their contributions are often overlooked. This is especially true for the early years of rocketry and space exploration when women scientists like Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, and Sally Ride were instrumental in making NASA’s Mercury and Apollo programs successful. Yet their stories are seldom […]

JOURNEY OF MY ROCKET LAUNCH | By Anudeep Gupta Grandhe

3….2…..1…… “How to escape the earth?”. This was the question that bugged me while I was in school. Not that I wanted to leave the earth, in a definitive kind of way. I wanted to explore and understand what lay beyond the skies. It has been a long journey for me. It started for me […]

Falcon Heavy – The new kid on the block

When SpaceX started operations in 2002,  it heralded a new age of independent space science organizations. No longer was the space dream just a government-funded activity. In a way, SpaceX has made space even more accessible. Like the various space programs of the world, SpaceX to has an arsenal of launch vehicles with Falcon Heavy […]

The Motor that moves us! – Part 1

From Thiruvananthapuram, Nagpur, Bangalore and finally to Sivakasi, India’s first solid fuel powered model rocket motor has shown us highs and lows and it is a journey that we are still on. If you asked them if they knew all along that they would be heralding the Indian new space movement, you wouldn’t get a […]

Long March 7: Ice Arrow

The Chinese space agency has lofty plans for the future and their new workhorse, Long March 7, features predominantly in them. As Wang Xiaojun sat at his table exhausted by the day’s efforts at China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT), his eyes were drawn to the plaque with his name on it. Below his […]

Model Rockets in India :Launch Update 2.0

From hurdles to accolades, it’s been a long journey. Along the way, we interacted with thousands of students, partners and teachers who have supported us and helped us grow. It’s now time to take things a notch higher. Hello everyone, ” A very warm welcome to you all, and to our experienced Rocketeers, welcome back. […]

GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle): The Untamable Beast

8th May 2013. Launchpad Two. It was 11:25 in the morning at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The ISRO team was on the edge of their seats with anxiety. The last time they had launched the GSLV, 2 years back, ended up being a partial failure. There was no room for error here […]