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ISRO's commitment to India's national security
Nov 02, 2016

ISRO's commitment to India's national security

India abstains from talking space technology in the context of national security.

ISRO’s DSSAM and the expectations of India’s armed forces
Dec 28, 2020

ISRO’s DSSAM and the expectations of India’s armed forces

The ISRO and potentially some players from the private sector should be enlisted, unless it is already happening, to develop the requisite technology

ISRO’s GISAT-1 is a first for India
Mar 30, 2020

ISRO’s GISAT-1 is a first for India

Compared to other countries, where does India stand in the launch of this category of satellites?

Diplomacy reaches higher orbit: ISRO’s success enables India to further its strategic goals
May 08, 2017

Diplomacy reaches higher orbit: ISRO’s success enables India to further its strategic goals

ISRO’s success enables India to further its strategic goals and share the fruits of development with others.

India's GSLV launch: A major milestone for ISRO
Jan 01, 2014

India's GSLV launch: A major milestone for ISRO

India's GSLV launch is significant both from the commercial and strategic perspectives. In addition to the large number of domestic satellites ready to be launched using the heavier launch vehicle, a successful launch will also mean India's ability to cash in on the large lucrative foreign satellite launch market.

India’s big space leap; ISRO now readying flight to Venus
Nov 25, 2018

India’s big space leap; ISRO now readying flight to Venus

ISRO recently announced its plans to undertake a mission to Venus in the early 2020s and has also invited international proposals for scientific payloads.

Quantum communications: ISRO makes progress, but China is ahead
Apr 03, 2021

Quantum communications: ISRO makes progress, but China is ahead

The only downside for India is whether states in the EU find it to be a sufficiently attractive actor with which to collaborate.

#Chandrayaan2: India joins the big space race
Jul 22, 2019

#Chandrayaan2: India joins the big space race

The successful launch of Chandrayaan 2 reaffirms India’s emergence as a major player in the race for dominance in space.

Aditya-L1 Mission: Another Feat for India’s Space Program
Jan 20, 2024

Aditya-L1 Mission: Another Feat for India’s Space Program

India’s maiden solar mission undertook a journey of around 1.5 million km from Earth, taking 127 days to reach its final destination.

As China surges ahead in space, India and Japan band together to keep up
Feb 08, 2019

As China surges ahead in space, India and Japan band together to keep up

The India-Japan strategic partnership has been growing stronger, and this also extends to their cooperation on matters of outer space.

Atma Nirbhar: Indian Space Start-ups and the Armed Services
May 23, 2020

Atma Nirbhar: Indian Space Start-ups and the Armed Services

This is a real opportunity for establishing a taut and symbiotic relationship between the three services and space unicorns, fostering an ecosystem th

Avoid privileging public sector over private sector in space
Jan 09, 2021

Avoid privileging public sector over private sector in space

Guarding against the temptation of statist developmental efforts in the space sector will be a key test for the government — and for ISRO’s scient

Chandrayaan 2 moon landing: The sign of a mature space mission
Sep 06, 2019

Chandrayaan 2 moon landing: The sign of a mature space mission

The fact that the Chandrayaan spacecraft will be landing on the south pole, a region that has been unexplored before makes it even more special. The fact that the exact spot for landing will be determined right before the landing makes it an extremely complex mission for India.

Changing Indian space policy landscape
Oct 18, 2021

Changing Indian space policy landscape

The need for a transformation of the Indian space policy landscape goes beyond just the need for creating jobs or for improving tax revenues from the

China threat spurs Taiwan’s space ambitions
May 13, 2024

China threat spurs Taiwan’s space ambitions

These power plants pose not only an environmental threat but a security risk as well

China-India data sharing for early flood warning in the Brahmaputra: A critique
Dec 04, 2019

China-India data sharing for early flood warning in the Brahmaputra: A critique

This brief makes an assessment of the data-sharing arrangement between China and India as outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding for sharing hydrological information on the Brahmaputra river system, aimed at facilitating advance warning for floods in India during monsoon. Using hydro-meteorological data, this brief assesses the arrangement and identifies its limitations, primary of which is the wrong choice for the location of measuring stat

Devas v. Antrix: Lessons for India in Navigating Bilateral Investment Treaty Disputes
Aug 14, 2023

Devas v. Antrix: Lessons for India in Navigating Bilateral Investment Treaty Disputes

In Devas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd v. Antrix Corporation Ltd, the Supreme Court of India has upheld the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) order winding up Devas Multimedia Ltd on the grounds of fraud. Antrix is the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and Devas is a multimedia services company. The decision comes at a crucial time, as foreign investors of Devas are endeavouring to attach Indian assets

Earth Observation Satellites are essential for India’s national security
Sep 20, 2021

Earth Observation Satellites are essential for India’s national security

Why satellites like the EOS-3, unsuccessfully launched in August, are important instruments for the military

Expanding India’s share in global space economy
Jul 09, 2019

Expanding India’s share in global space economy

ISRO should embrace a civilian identity and, aided by legislation, form partnerships with the industry and entrepreneurs.

GISAT-1 is important, but India also needs small satellites for national security
Mar 02, 2020

GISAT-1 is important, but India also needs small satellites for national security

The planned launch of satellites in the coming year and beyond by the ISRO does not include small satellites.

GSLV Mk III: भारतीय सैन्य और नागरिक उद्यम पर अधिक ध्यान देना बेहद ज़रूरी है
Dec 28, 2022

GSLV Mk III: भारतीय सैन्य और नागरिक उद्यम पर अधिक ध्यान देना बेहद ज़रूरी है

वाणिज्यिक उद्यमों या अन्य सरकारी स्वामित्व वाले उद्यमो�

India and France partner for expedition to Venus
Oct 08, 2020

India and France partner for expedition to Venus

India has long valued France’s partnership on issues ranging from defense and space exploration to civil nuclear power generation.

India and the US are expanding their space cooperation
Oct 31, 2020

India and the US are expanding their space cooperation

Space Situational Awareness (SSA) is a very specific subfield, but an increasingly important one for safeguarding space operations.

India has a long way to go before it can use space for modern warfare
Jun 17, 2019

India has a long way to go before it can use space for modern warfare

The country has just a little over a dozen satellites for military purposes whereas China probably has 10x as many.

India in the final frontier: Strategy, policy and industry
Jan 29, 2020

India in the final frontier: Strategy, policy and industry

This report builds on the discussions during the 5th ORF Kalpana Chawla Space Policy Dialogue 2019 organised by ORF. The report has three sections: the first covers questions of strategy in space; the second discusses policy dimensions; and the final one explores the role of private enterprises in the space domain. While some sections may include global perspectives, the report views the various challenges in space primarily from an Indian standp

India is in a higher orbit with the launch of GSLV Mk III
Jun 07, 2017

India is in a higher orbit with the launch of GSLV Mk III

The launch is certainly a major mark on India’s space programme, offering an appropriate closing to a tumultuous period in ISRO’s history.

India's leap in the space
Apr 03, 2019

India's leap in the space

It remains to be seen whether political will sustains subsequent steps crucial to consolidate this momentum

India-Bhutan relations entering the digital age
Sep 19, 2019

India-Bhutan relations entering the digital age

Bhutan seeks to develop its digital and space sectors to fulfil the aspirations of its new generation and India has stepped up to facilitate this ende

India-US 2+2 Strategic Dialogue Keeps Indo-Pacific in Focus
Nov 20, 2023

India-US 2+2 Strategic Dialogue Keeps Indo-Pacific in Focus

Despite multiple crises in Europe and the Middle East, the 2+2 strategic dialogue demonstrated that Washington has not entirely lost sight of what needs to be done in the Indo-Pacific.

India’s New Small Satellite Launch Vehicle Fails
Aug 19, 2022

India’s New Small Satellite Launch Vehicle Fails

Despite the failure of the August 7 rocket launch, the ISRO appears to be taking a determined but prudent path for the future.

India’s Space Program: The commercial domain
May 10, 2019

India’s Space Program: The commercial domain

The establishment of a new private institution has spotlighted New Delhi’s ongoing efforts to build out the commercial aspect of its space program.