It is about time that we normalised crying and stopped telling our children that only the weak cry, because that doesn’t just put them on a dangerous path for a lifetime, it is also a lie, and we know it
Earlier, the Moon lander Vikram separated from its orbiting mothership and performed a series of manoeuvres to lower its altitude for a touchdown between 1:30 am and 2:30 am.
The three factors-Ambition Deficit, Imposter Syndrome and Confidence gap are all connected. One leads to another and each reinforces the other. The first step is to recognize that we are suffering from one of these and then take some concrete steps to overcome them.
Moumita Dutta’s base is at the Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad. She mainly works on optical sensors for studying Earth and for planetary missions.
Minal Rohit was one of the key faces in the successful accomplishment of the Mars Orbiter Mission. She was the Project Manager in that mission.
Vanitha Muthayya is the first and the only woman project director of ISRO, till date. Surprisingly, she was reluctant to take this post.
Dr. Shyama Narendranath has been a contributor to the differentiated technology right since the inception of Chandrayaan-1 and in paving the way to the smooth landing of Chandrayaan-2.
Lunar scientist Dr Megha Bhatt will conduct a scientific study using Chandrayaan-2 mission observations in near future after the lunar invasion, which has now been postponed from its earlier schedule of July 15 from Sriharikota.
As the moon mission director Ritu’s leadership can herald a new era in the history of women in science in India!
India will launch its lunar mission on July 15. Two women — mission director Ritu Karidhal and Vanitha M are heading this exercise.