Hi, I’m Jatan Mehta:

→ Independent Space Writer, whose articles are globally published

→ Creator & Author of Moon Monday and Indian Space Progress

→ Globally invited Speaker


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Jatan’s Space
Why explore our Moon
Many people think that the Moon is just a gray ball of rock in our sky. Surprisingly, many scientists seem to share this notion. I once had a physicist tell me the Moon is scientifically boring. That couldn’t be far from the truth. So I’m writing this article to…
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Jatan’s Space
How we test spacecraft before launch
A space mission is an immensely complex undertaking. Hundreds to thousands of experts from several distinct fields come together to build the thousands of parts and functions of a spacecraft. To ensure these orchestrate in the harshness of space, where fixing major issues post-launch is either impossible or limited in scope, every spacecraft is extensive…
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Jatan Mehta

Independent Space Writer ~ Author of Moon Monday and Indian Space Progress ~ Speaker ~ Consultant ~ Thinker