India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III-M1 blasts off carrying Chandrayaan-1 from the Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota, India. Reuters
The successful launch of Chandrayaan 2 is a significant step for India which is aiming to be a low cost space power (“India joins elite club, successfully lands a spacecraft on the Moon”, July 22, Gulf Today). It has been a long wait for India considering that the first moon landing was in 2008, but it is nonetheless historic
Fifty years ago, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans in history to set foot on the moon, an event watched on television by half a billion people.
Indian artist Sonal Relekar-Ramnath is over the moon as is the country as her painting "Sisterhood" is headed to the moon as part of The Peregrine Collection!
The great mission has begun with the launch of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s most powerful rocket Artemis ever built on a journey to the Moon 50 years after the Apollo mission (“NASA successfully launches mega rocket, without astronauts, to the Moon,” Nov.16, Gulf Today website).
At the beginning of the new Congress, newly-elected representative Cory Mills (R-FL) handed his fellow Republicans inert grenades. It was an apt welcoming gift since House speaker Kevin McCarthy effectively handed conservatives a live grenade when he allowed for a single member to file a motion to vacate the chair,
Guess how much a piece of Stevie Nicks’s “soul” will set you back? Only £56! What a bargain! Yes, the toy giant Mattel has released a mini-me doll in the likeness of the iconic Fleetwood Mac singer songwriter, who unveiled her on stage during a show at Madison Square Garden on 1 October. “This little Barbie is so
The rollout of this fall’s COVID vaccine has been frustrating. When CDC authorized the COVID shots for everyone 6 months and older on Sept. 12, the expectation was they’d be available within days. That hasn’t proven to be the case. Instead, appointments seem readily available, only to be canceled at the
On the 105th episode of Mann Ki Baat (Talking from the heart) — an Indian radio programme hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he addresses the people of the nation, Mr Modi appealed for one hour of shramdaan (voluntary work) for swachhata (cleanliness) at 10 am on 1st October by