Author Archives: Shruti Sinha


NASA’s most coveted project- the LDSD!

NASA’S Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project conducted its second test on the 8th of June 2015. With this recent development, the LDSD project moved a step closer towards realising NASA’s ambitions of landing payloads on Mars. However, the inability of the parachute to deploy properly; points to the insurmountable technical expertise required for this dream

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World Environment Day Campaign 2015

“Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” With this motto, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) kick-started the World Environment Day (WED) celebrations on the 5th of June 2015. This year, the emphasis was primarily on the need to respect the bearing capacity of the planet and to manage natural resources efficiently- aspects that

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