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Where do you live?
Irvine, CA
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Ameer Alam
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Your graduation date?
May 1973
Your major?
Mechanical Engineering
What do you do for a living?
Employee of Boeing Co

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Join the NED Alumni Convention, July 18, 2009 at Anaheim, CA


Posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

The Emerging Iranian Space Program

The Satellite Launch

"Dear Iranians, your children have put the first indigenous satellite into orbit," said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a television address. "With this launch the Islamic Republic of Iran has officially achieved a presence in space." In the face of world opposition and sanctions, Iran has joined a very exclusive club of those countries that have managed to orbit a satellite using their own launch vehicle. On Feb 2, 2009 around 1835 UTC Iran… Continue

Posted on April 12, 2009 at 3:00pm

Indian Space Probe - Chandrayaan-1

Chandrayaan-1 - A great leap forward

The successful launch and lunar operations of the first Indian unmanned moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 is a remarkable milestone of Indian science. It was the 68th of the lunar missions that began with the Soviet Luna 1 launch on 02 January 1959. The total cost of the mission is approximately $83 million. On landing an impact probe on the moon surface from a lunar orbiting spacecraft India joins the elite club of space fairing nations that… Continue

Posted on December 3, 2008 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Presidential Address by Muhammad Ali Jinnah to Muslim League Lahore 1940

Ladies and Gentlemen:

[[1]] We are meeting today in our session after fifteen months. The last session of the All-India Muslim League took place at Patna in December 1938. Since then many developments have taken place. I shall first shortly tell you what the All-India Muslim League had to face after the Patna session of 1938. You remember that one of the tasks, which was imposed on us and which is far from completed yet, was to… Continue

Posted on March 22, 2008 at 4:30pm

Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 11:17pm on January 15, 2008, Riaz Haq said…
Ameer Bhai,
You've posted really good photos.
How about uploading your own picture for the profile?
At 12:38pm on January 17, 2008, Riaz Haq said…
Ameer Bhai,
How about your own good-looking photo?
At 5:57pm on September 6, 2009, Riaz Haq said…
Ameer Bhai,
Excellent commentary on Indian lunar probe.
Can I publish it on my blog under your name, indicating your affiliation with Boeing?

My website is
At 9:01pm on September 8, 2009, Riaz Haq said…
Thank you, Ameer Bhai
At 7:52pm on April 23, 2010, Riaz Haq said…
Ameer Bhai,
Have you written anything on India's cryogenic engine failure?
At 2:02pm on April 26, 2010, Riaz Haq said…
I have heard that the cryo engine was a copy of the Russian engine Indians have used in the past. There was probably a copy error that caused failure.
At 9:44am on June 21, 2010, Ameer Alam said…
NED Professor Anwar Chowdary of Mechanical Engineering and former president of International Boxing Association passed away on Saturday June 19, 2010. He was 87 years old. He was my first year instructor for Engineering Drawing.

Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji'un: Surah Al Baqara Verse 156
(Verily we belong to God, and to God we return)

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