Somnium by Johannes Kepler is considered the first Science Fiction ever written. Kepler wrote this book in 1608 in Latin and it was published in 1634 posthumously. I found an English translation for this book and after having it on my TBR for years together, I finally read it. If you are not sure who... Continue Reading →
Sometime back when I had lot of free time at hand, I had attempted to complete watching all the IMDB 250 movies. I had also tried to complete all the top science-fiction and animation movies in IMDB, as voted by users. I completed most of the movies on these lists. In those lists, I found... Continue Reading →
Russian space missions
This is a continuation of my post: Planetary Missions. While the earlier post was mostly biased towards NASA, this post is mostly about USSR's missions. I browsed through "Russian federal space agency" website sometime back and found information on many of their space missions. http://www.roscosmos.ru/ (OR) http://www.federalspace.ru/ I thought I will make a brief summary of my findings... Continue Reading →
Wordless Wednesday – 2
Better late than never 😛 Supermoon and Air Show. Clicked at Aero India 2011 Show on 12 Feb 2011, at Air force station Yelahanka, Bengaluru Supermoon (on 19th March 2011) full moon that coincided with a close approach by the Moon to the Earth (moon was within about 221,567 miles of Earth).