Stunning Photographs Of Bharati Research Station In Antarctica Mesmerizes Internet
While watching our favourite action franchises, we all get weirdly drawn to the grandeur of the villain’s lair. Often dark yet chic, the worldwide film industries station all villains in coveted houses or labs.?
Visuals Of Bharati Research Station Of India In Antarctica Mesmerise The Internet
Many villain lair enthusiasts were screaming when they came across the stunning visuals of the BHARATI Research Station Of India in Antarctica, which looks nothing less than a bougie futuristic villain hideout.
The mixture of the slender and sleek main compound alongside a globe-like structure, all doused in pristine white exterior, gives a breathtaking view of the Indian research centre.?
People online were beyond excited to come across the structure.?
One user commented how it looked like a house from outer space, “Looks like an artist's rendition of what houses on Pluto would look like from 1973.” While another wondered, “Is the radome just to protect the equipment from inclement weather, or is it there to hide intelligence equipment?”
by u/DouchecraftCarrier from discussion BHARATI Research station of India in Antarctica
by u/notmyrealname_2 from discussion BHARATI Research station of India in Antarctica
One user fantasized about a perfect day in the “lair”—“I want to go there and smoke hash while listening to a fancy hi-fi and looking out the window with a mug of cocoa in my hands.”
by u/res_ipsa_locketer from discussion BHARATI Research station of India in Antarctica
One fellow dubbed the structure “James Bond villain lair.” Many agreed that the system gave the whole station a retro vibe. One user who did think that the architecture was somehow reminiscent of the past wrote, “looks like right out of 2001, I love it.”
by u/lordsleepyhead from discussion BHARATI Research station of India in Antarctica
by u/lau-smoothie from discussion BHARATI Research station of India in Antarctica
What Was The Research Station Built For?
According to NRSCs official site, Bharati was built for receiving satellite data, “ISRO has established the Antarctica Ground Station for Earth Observation Satellites (AGEOS), at Bharati Station, Larsemann Hills, Antarctica, for receiving Indian Remote sensing Satellite (IRS) data.”
The state-of-the-art architecture was commissioned in 2013 and has been receiving data from IRS satellites and channelling them to NRSC, Shadnagar, near Hyderabad.
Back in 2022, the Lok Sabha signed a crucial bill in July. The Indian Antarctica Bill 2022 to assist in protecting and conserving the frozen continent. Alongside India, 29 other countries have over 70 research stations on the icy terrain.?
During the discussion on the bill, Union Minister of State for Earth Sciences, Jitendra Singh, said, “the main aim is to ensure de-militarisation of the (Antarctic) region along with getting rid of mining or illegal activities.”
Besides Bharati, Antarctica also has another Indian research station named Maitri which was commissioned in 1989.?
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