Those Magnificent Women and Their Flying Machines: ISRO's Mission to Mars

01 March 2019

Minnie Vaid

This book profiles the women behind the 2013 launch of Mangalyaan—India’s Mars-orbiter mission, which was one of the most fuel- and cost-efficient attempts ever made to send a space probe to the planet. Through numerous interviews with women in the Indian Space Research Organisation, including Ritu Karidhal, Moumita Dutta and Anuradha TK, the book provides insights into what it takes to be a woman scientist in India today.

Speaking Tiger, 232 pages, Rs 299

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