Wednesday, 31 December 2014

My favourite photo of 2014: Women scientists celebrate at ISRO

My favourite photo of 2014:  Women scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation celebrate after successfully putting spacecraft Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit.
Loved their smiles and shared their joy! We are told 20 per cent of the employees at the space research organisation are women. Forty-four year old Nandini Harinath, physicist and a mother of two, was the person who operated the spacecraft between Earth and Mars, as the deputy operations director of the mission.
To see an interesting contrast between NASA and ISRO, log into a post by Melanie Meadors at

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