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Mission ISRO with Harsha Bhogle: The Serendipitous Story of Indian Space History

Spotify comes up with an original series on Indian Space History narrated by the renowned commentator – Mission ISRO with Harsha Bhogle.

Inspiration and Motivation Behind AerospaceNerd.com

AerospaceNerd.com started in March 2020 as a hobby in the Pandemic, but the inspiration and motivation behind the blog have roots in my school days.

AstroSat Space Talks: Celebrating the launch fifth anniversary

AstroSat Space Talks with students who have worked with the data from various instruments of AstroSat, on the occasion of the fifth launch anniversary.

The Ultimate Collection on Eminent Professor Satish Dhawan

The history of the father of experimental fluid dynamics research in India and former ISRO chairman on the occasion of Satish Dhawan Centenary Celebrations.

4 Profound Lessons from the First Flight of PSLV-D1

PSLV, the workhorse of ISRO, launched for the first time on 20 September 1993 as the PSLV-D1 mission. Though the mission failed, a lot of lessons were learnt.

EDUSAT: A case-study in Spacecraft Mission Management (5 Strong Recommendations)

EDUSAT, India's first dedicated education satellite launched in Sept 2004 onboard GSLV-F01, served as a learning opportunity in Spacecraft Mission Management.


Series

Many articles are part of ongoing series. Therefore, here is a list that provides the ability to navigate to these series.

Sunday Space: This Week in Space

Sunday Space

Each Sunday, I post a list of upcoming anniversaries and lined-up events for the following week.

Monday Mentoring from the Aerospace Nerd

Monday Mentoring

On some Mondays, I post a column based on learning of mine or experienced professionals. The articles are particularly to guide Aerospace students.

Anecdotes of an AeroSpace Nerd

Throwback Thursday

We delve into historical archives to unearth inspiring and fascinating stories in the world of AeroSpace.

Space Talks

Space Talks

A series of guest articles from students, researchers and scientists working in Spaceflight, Aviation and Astronomy.

Lessons Learnt

Lessons Learnt

This series reviews past space missions to understand some engineering lessons.

The development of the nation is intimately linked with understanding and application of science and technology by its people.

-Vikram Sarabhai

The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.

– Konstantin Tsiolkovsky