South Asia and Beyond

‘India Joining Artemis Accords Has Crucial Implications’

NEW DELHI: The Artemis Accords which India signed last week during Narendra Modi’s visit to the US, could have crucial implications for India’s space programme. It comes at a time when India is bringing the private sector into space, acknowledging the fact that worldwide that has been the trend. In this conversation on The Gist, Dr. PG Diwakar, former scientific secretary ISRO and Chaitanya Giri, Editor Interstellar, look at the technological prospects for India given that such technologies are jealously held and rarely shared. They also looked at the fact that an Indian astronaut could head for the International Space Station next year. That could provide useful inputs for India’s own space station plans in the next decade. Tune in for more in this conversation on the Artemis Accords.

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