The space race heats up again - and this time it's India that's looking to zoom ahead.
India hopes to make history by launching a record 104 satellites from a single rocket on Wednesday.
Exchange Place, the "hub" of downtown businesses since the City was incorporated, is the place where public transportation (trolleys and later buses) from Waterbury's neighborhoods converged, allowing for frequent and easy connections to other parts of town. The original Apothecary Hall at the junction of Bank and South Main Street was built in 1849 and a new one was built in 1894. The Brown Building (left), built at the corner of South Main and East Main Streets in 1930, replaced the wooden structure that had stood at the site for over 40 years.
The landmark Apothecaries Building is in the center at the intersection of South Main and Bank Streets. Their Waterbury trolley routes were leased to the Connecticut Company, a subsidiary of the New Haven Railroad, on August 1,? The leased routes were turned back to CR&L on November 16, 1936.
Exchange Place is where Waterbury's major east-west and north-south thoroughfares intersect.Its famously frugal space agency is looking to gain power and prestige in the commercial space race.Last June, India set a national record after it successfully launched a rocket carrying 20 satellites (pictured).This has earned India at least £125 million (7 million), according to government figures.ISRO is also mulling the idea of missions to Jupiter and Venus.