Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: Aerospace

Want more cooperation with India in aerospace industry, top Ukrainian official says

In an interview, Yuriy Husyev, director-general of UkrOboronProm, said Ukraine wished to increase its presence in India and offered various defence equipment at Aero India 2021.

Aerospace scientist Roddam Narasimha, ‘an authority on fluid dynamics’, dies at 87

Roddam Narasimha's contributions to the aerospace sector of the country are unparalleled and he is best known for his work on fluid dynamics.

Scientists reveal why North Magnetic Pole has shifted from Canada towards Siberia

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Want to build satellites, rockets in India? Here’s how you can & challenges that lie ahead

While ISRO is the surest way forward, there about 150 private companies that work in the ISRO supply chain as new start-ups have emerged in the space sector.

Indians mansplain ‘planets’ to an engineer who helped land Curiosity rover on Mars

Anita Sengupta, a former NASA scientist, even shared a chart on how men can avoid the temptation to mansplain.

ISRO sets up PSU to expand its space research and development on satellites launches

ISRO's NewSpace India Limited will work on exploiting space technology, including producing satellite launch vehicles.

Here’s why former Navy chief wants India’s next Raksha Mantri to personally guide Tejas

India’s aeronautics industry has suffered from politicians’ neglect, allowing countries like China, Brazil and Turkey to overtake us.

Instead of grief & alarm, Indian politicians are foolishly celebrating failures of HAL

Rather than depending on a pool of ‘generalist’ bureaucracy, the government should look for the best available talent for leading HAL.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.