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INDIA : Mangalyaan Blasts Off To Mars

Wow!!! Mangalyaan, the spacecraft on a voyage to Mars has been successfully blasted off.  Superb.  Hoping to see spectacular and ground breaking results from the ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission.  Pictures from ISRO

Google honors Shakuntala Devi with a doodle

How long will it take to multiply these two numbers ?7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779It just took 28 seconds for Shakuntala Devi and earned her a record in the Guinness Book Of Records.  A child prodigy with unbelievable power to calculate will remain an inspiration to so many.  She died earlier this year. Google’s doodle today honors Shakuntala Devi, known to the world as the ‘Human Computer’, on her 84th birthday. RIP.

Race to Mars : Tomorrow is a BIG day for India

Mangalyaan, the aptly named spacecraft will take off on Tuesday on a 11 month voyage to Mars, from Sriharikota. No matter what happens tomorrow, it will remain a big day for India.Image Source : BBCHope and wish for a very successful launch and fruitful voyage.