Baikonur and the Buran

A few days ago, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a model space shuttle. At 7 metres long, the model is only a fraction of the size of the planned vehicle, but the launch was still significant. Coming on the back of their 2013 Mars orbiter, it adds to India’s standing amongst space-faring nations, […]

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It’s about time (part 2)

So as I sit at my desk, I realise it’s only 2 weeks until my exams start. That’s pretty scary. If I’m honest, every year it’s the same. Summer exams seem a mile off, something that can be thought about later, until suddenly there’s 2 weeks to go and the panic sets in. Tempus fugit, […]

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