The Question Photo by Hari Bhagirath (National Geographic) | Passivity is the same as defending injustice. Despite measures taken by the Government of India, the number of children born and raised in the streets are on a steady rise. Most of them are denied education and are forced to beg or work at an early age. Most of them are subjected to violence and sexual assaults even before their early teenage.
The November 1988 map of Mount Everest, which took four years to produce, relied on a high-resolution camera carried on the Columbia space shuttle and 160 overlapping aerial images taken from a Learjet flying at 40,000 feet to map 380 square miles of the region.