Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that India is making rapid strides towards becoming a world power and has attained the position of a world leader in Space technology due to its recent achievements.
With IRSO succeeding in its first inter-planetary Mars Orbiter Mission making India the only country to achieve this feat in its maiden attempt, 2014 was not only momentous but a very busy year for the space sector.
Seldom do we hear brothers fighting it out on public platform. But when it happens, there's none except the doting mother, who can intervene and put a full stop to the argument then and there. Well, in an interesting turn of events this Tuesday, American cable and satellite network C-SPAN had their mom-son moment of the day.
After the Mars orbiter spacecraft's successful encounter with comet Siding Spring last week, a major hurdle was over and the satellite is now in a normal phase of the mission to proceed with other experiments, ISRO said Wednesday.