• 14 April, 2024
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Near Space: India Should Move in Fast

Near Space; that portion of the atmosphere between the stratosphere and the mesosphere, typically between 20 and 100 kilometres above the Earth's surface.  While it is not technically outer Space,…

By Pavithran Rajan

The Battle of Balloon and Missing Stanislav Petrov

At the height of cold-war, on September 26, 1983, Soviet Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov was on duty monitoring the early-warning system codenamed Oko, or Eye. Its function was to detect…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)