Author Topic: ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission - Nov 2013 launch to September 2014 arrival - UPDATES  (Read 437294 times)

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Congratulations to MOM,Congratulations to ISRO!
Go India!
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Here come the speeches. PM first.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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PM: "India has successfull reached Mars"
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PM: "History has been created today"
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"India has successfully reached Mars."

"History has been made today."

"I congratulate ISRO scientists and Indians on this historic occasion."
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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PM: "We have gone beyond the boundaries of human enterprise"
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"We have gone beyond the boundaries of human enterprise and imagination. Traversed a path known to very few"

Contrasts light time between Sun-Earth, and Earth-Mars Orbiter. Haha. Latter's longer by 4 minutes! I'm now thinking about Voyager, and I'm gobsmacked. (More... if that was possible. Something about being more detached from the sun than ALL of Earth)

"With today's spectacular success, ISRO joins an elite group of only 3 other agencies worldwide to have successfully reached the Red Planet."

Taken from feasibility studies to fulfilment in 3 years.

It's a pan Indian effort. The governor of the state is from Rajkot. An instrument is from Rajkot. (Rajkot is from his state). Also talks about how he visited SAC, Ahmedabad often. (The Methane sensor for Mars and the MCC was made there).
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Great support from the PM.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Congratulations to India, it's people, government and ISRO.  I great achievement to them.  I'm so happy for them.
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PM: "the Odds were against us"
"Of the 51 missons, a mere 21 had succeeded, but we have prevailed"
"India is the only country to have succeeded in its very first attempt."
"We put the spacecraft together in record time"

(I missed a few lines)
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"India is the only country to have succeeded on its first attempt."
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Congratszzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz ;D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nasadiya Sukta:
Srishti se pehle sat nahin thaa, asat bhi nahin | Antariksh bhi nahin, aakaash bhi nahin thaa | chhipaa thaa kyaa, kahaan, kisne dhakaa thaa | us pal to agam, atal jal bhi kahaan thaa ||

From: 1st verse of 129th Hymn of the 10th Book of Rig Veda

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"Use of a small rocket."
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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"India is the only country to have succeeded in its very first attempt."

Maybe the first "single-country" to succeed in first attempt. Since ESA already made it in first attempt with Mars Express.  ;)

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"Uncertainity is a part of the journey. "

"The hunger of exploration and the thrill of discovery is not for the faint hearted."

"I was faced with 2 options - let me disclose a secret. Where should I be present today? The scientists told me that this is a difficult thing, and we don't know if we'll be successful. I said - don't you worry... if it fails, then I'll be first one to support you." #Respect.


"Innovation, after all, by its very nature - involves risk. As you are trying to something which you have not done before. It's a leap into the dark. Humanity would not have progressed, if we had not taken those risks. And space is indeed the biggest unknown out there."


In Hindi - would we have learnt swimming, if we hadn't ventured into the ocean? (Speechwriter's a fan of Sagan I guess).


"The biggest moment in the creation of success, is the decision to take that risk."

"ISRO has created a habit of achieving the impossible."

"You have developed self-reliance in the face of hostile circumstances. Every generation of your scientists has groomed the next home-grown lot". Harkens back to the ancient Indian concept of Gurukuls.
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DeltaV achieved : 1099 m/s. Expected - 1098.7 m/s
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"Space is the biggest unknown out there."
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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"....Space is indeed the biggest unknown out there"

What I find most impresive of the PM's speech so far is the fact that he doesn't seem to be using a tele-prompter, and yet he seems extremely articulate and knowledgable. It's been a long time that I recall a PM or President who is that quick & knowledgable of the subject at hand.

I can't keep up with his great comments. Very inspirational leader. Is he available? We could use one in Canada. lol

Night all, and congrats again to India on this most historic night.
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