"After a period of in-orbit operation, the spacecraft will return to its scheduled landing site in China. It will test reusable technologies during its flight, providing technological support for peaceful space uses," Xinhua agency, China's official news agency, said in the report. … [Read more...] about China’s reusable spacecraft | How will it change space travel?
"In spite of these regulations, it has been noted that at times, the airlines have failed to follow these stipulations primarily because of lack of diligence on their part," the DGCA said, adding that such deviations compromise in maintaining the highest standards of safety and therefore, is not to be allowed. … [Read more...] about Kangana Ranaut flight incident: Two-week suspension of scheduled route if no-photography rules violated, warns DGCA
— DGCA (@DGCAIndia) September 13, 2020The September 12 had added that photography can be done with permission from the Director–General, a Joint Director General, a Deputy Director-General or the Director of Regulations and Information of the Civil Aviation Department. … [Read more...] about Kangana Ranaut flight episode: DGCA now says still, video photography allowed on board
Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus NG-14 mission page reads: “It is the company’s tradition to name each Cygnus after an individual who has played a pivotal role in human spaceflight. Chawla was selected in honour of her prominent place in history as the first woman of Indian descent to go to space.” … [Read more...] about ‘SS Kalpana Chawla’: US spacecraft named after late Indian-origin astronaut