Taylor Dinerman takes a no-nonsense look at "Chandrayaan 2 and the evolution of India's space program," in the March 16 release of that 'periscope up into reality' called The Space Review:
India’s space program has come a long way since it was established in 1962 as the Indian National Committee on Space Research (INCOSPAR). Its successor, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), was set up in 1969, and six years later their first satellite, Aryabhata, was launched. Since then ISRO has matured into one of the “Big Three” Asian space agencies, alongside China’s CNSA and Japan’s JAXA. It is a significant partner in many international space projects.
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