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Any reader of this book can understand and admire the various benefits of space science and technology. I am sure that the readers will benefit immensely from this book.

- G. Madhavan Nair

Chairman, ISRO

A non-technical presentation of the most significant recent
developments in space technology and applications in India and
abroad including:

  • Amazing features of the Earth that support the orbits of
  • India's mastery of rocket and missile technology.
  • A preview of tomorrow's launchers using different
  • Progress of India's world-class communication, TV 'and
    weather satellites.
  • Modern global links from space including the emerging global
    positioning system and spy satellites.
  • India's thrust towards the use of satellites for societal needs.
  • Role of resource satellites in revealing the true state of our Blue
    Jewel-the Earth, its oceans and resources, especially India's
  • Innovative means of understanding natural phenomena like
    the tsunami and global environmental changes.
  • Rediscovery of the human body in space stations and other
    wonders of microgravity.

Mohan Sundara Rajan is an eminent science communicator who won the National Award for Outstanding effort in Popular Science Communication 2005, given by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication, New Delhi. He is the author of some sixteen popular science books including Wireless: The latest Telecom Story; and Nano: The Next Revolution, published by the NBT. He is also the recipient of the Soviet Land Nehru Award and the Akashvani Award. A senior member of the former Central information Service, he was the only Asian selected to serve the Asian Development Bank, Manila, as its editor for over a decade.


Author: Mohan Sundara Rajan
Year of Publication:2017
Edition:5th Edition
No of Pages:378 Pages
Age Group:All
Dimensions:21.3"(L)13.6"(W) Cms.
ISBN 13:978-81-237-5205-1
Subject:Popular Science
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