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Girl Power!

Couple of weeks ago, India became the first Asian nation to reach Mars when its orbiter entered the planet’s orbit — and this is the picture that was seen around the world to mark this historic event. 226 more words

Me And My Head

Mission to Mars

If I could hold my very own “Picture of the Year” contest on my blog, this would be it for 2014.  On 23rd September, India became the fourth country in the world to successfully launch a satellite – Mangalyaan – into orbit around Mars. 390 more words


Bengali Literature's Mission to Mars

Us earthlings’ fascination for outer space is timeless. Whenever we look up at the azure-blue cover over our head, we invariably wonder what lies beyond. In the 20th century, when science and astronomy took major steps to give us some idea about space, our imagination mixed with the newly-discovered knowledge produced early examples of science fiction, penned by people like Jules Verne and H.G. 2,286 more words


No romance on Mars (but what about sex?)

Written for the Space Safety Magazine

Imagine the following scenario. The first batch of Martian colonists has settled on Mars. There are only ten of them currently residing on the Red Planet, both men and women, living together in a confined station only a few meters across. 1,860 more words

Mars Desert Research Station


If I puncture a few – or many – chests puffed up with pride, it’s only because I’m an obnoxious, cynical, ignorant prick. I have the utmost respect for the scientists who worked on the Mars Orbiter Mission. 369 more words