Somnium by Johannes Kepler

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 →

Moon (2009)

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).

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