Monday, August 15, 2005

Happy Indepence Day!!!

Free India is 58 today!!!.
Jai Hind.

Sunday, August 07, 2005

Swami Vivekananda's speech

A few minutes ago, I heard Swami Vivekananda's speeches in the World Parliament of Religions held 112 years ago in Chicago. Technology is great. There is some background noise but the recording is still in excellent shape. Just wanted to share this wonderful link with y'all

(Thanks to Jilli)

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Stephen Robinson - The man of the moment

Tonight, Mr.Robinson would embark on an unprecedented spacewalk to remove an inch of gap filler material from the underbelly of the discovery space shuttle. He would be making use of the robotic space arm of the International Space Station. More about him from the NASA website

Stephen K. Robinson (Ph.D.)
NASA Astronaut

PERSONAL DATA: Born October 26, 1955, in Sacramento, California. Unmarried. Enjoys flying, antique aircraft, swimming, canoeing, hiking, music, art, and stereo photography. Plays lead guitar in Max Q, a rock-n-roll band. His parents, William and Joyce Robinson, reside in Moraga, California. More

Discovery Astronauts to perform unprecdented repair

NASA will send an astronaut on an unprecedented in-flight shuttle repair mission to remove two protruding gap fillers that could cause uneven heating during re-entry, a NASA official said Monday evening.
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