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  • Published
    23rd Oct, 2023


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has started a crucial phase of its human spaceflight 'the Gaganyaan Mission’.

Ensuring Robustness in Space Exploration

  • Meticulous Testing and Preparation: ISRO's 'Gaganyaan' mission demonstrates unwavering commitment to precision and safety through rigorous crew module testing and parachute trials.
  • Resilience in the Face of Challenges: ISRO's adeptness in identifying and rectifying technical glitches showcases its resilience and unwavering dedication to mission success.
  • Preventing Cost Escalation: Resource-intensive checks and balances are crucial in avoiding potential mission failures, aligning with ISRO's strategy for safeguarding investments and lives.

Strategic Planning and Geopolitical Imperatives

  • Long-term Vision:'Gaganyaan' program, initiated in 2009, underscores the necessity of forward-thinking for a resilient and successful space program.
  • Local Manufacturing and Capacity Building: ISRO's emphasis on indigenous production enhances self-sufficiency, bolstering India's position in the global space sector.
  • Aligning with Geopolitical Realities: PM Modi's lunar exploration target by 2040 acknowledges the geopolitical significance of space efforts, emphasizing strategic planning and rigorous testing.

Balancing Precision and Progress

  • Balancing Deadlines and Preparedness: ISRO's 'Gaganyaan' experience highlights the need for readiness over meeting initial deadlines.
  • Boosting Local Capabilities: Strengthening indigenous space technology through policy measures is crucial for India's global space presence.
  • Geopolitical Strategy in Space: India must leverage space capabilities for strategic interests while fostering international cooperation in exploration.
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