An unconventional detour took Rachana Bhatawdekar from an IT job to leading a research group at the European Space Agency. We catch up with her about her recent discovery that took astronomers worldwide by surprise, and much more.
Mission Director Dr. V.R. Lalithambika doesn’t make much of the fanfare surrounding the mission to launch humans to space by 2022. I got the rare chance to sit down with her, accompanied by ISRO’s head of public relations.