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Ep.89 – Indian Space Programme

Gurbir Singh joins Tim and Pieter to discuss the history and current missions of the Indian Space Agency.

Check out the notes below for some exclusive discount codes and listen out for the outtakes!

Running Order:
0.06:45 – News
0.26:23 – The Indian Space programme with Gurbir Singh
1.16:54 – Promoting Aerospace

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Ariane payload passenger experiment / electromagnetic testing on a bullock cart in 1981 – Credit ISRO


Op-Ed: Cathay Pacific finally vindicated for its A380 decision

  • https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2019/02/14/op-ed-cathay-pacific-finally-vindicated-for-its-a380-decision/

NASA emphasizing “speed” in its return to the Moon

  • https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/nasa-emphasizing-speed-in-its-return-to-the-moon/

Why British Airways could be the A380’s saviour

  • https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/airbus-a380-british-airways-plane-aircraft-double-decker-heathrow-a8781691.html

Gurbir Singh

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  • The Indian Space Programme
  • Yuri Gagarin in London and Manchester

These Voucher Codes will only work through these links (and will work for both of Gurbir Singh’s books):

Ebook online – Voucher code = XTPMedia30 for 30% discount

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Use the code XTPMedia30 when clicking VIEW BASKET during checkout.

Paperback and Hardback – Voucher code = XTPMedia30 for 30% discount

Available ONLY on this link https://astrotalkuk.org/shop/

Use the code XTPMedia30 when clicking VIEW BASKET during checkout.

Promoting Aerospace

Aerochallenge 2019

  • https://www.aerosociety.com/events-calendar/aerochallenge-2019/

AstroTalk UK Events

  • https://astrotalkuk.org/events/

Aviation Xtended Partners

  • Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Global Aviation Resource
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 2019-02-20  n/a