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Space Based Solar Power: Time to Put it on the New US-India S&T Endowment Fund?
Apr 02, 2011

Space Based Solar Power: Time to Put it on the New US-India S&T Endowment Fund?

With the Japanese crisis triggering worldwide re-thinking on the feasibility of pursuing nuclear energy to meet growing global energy demands, it is time that India, US and others looked at the option of Space Based Solar Power (SBSP).

Space code debate and the right to self defence under Article 51
Jul 31, 2013

Space code debate and the right to self defence under Article 51

As efforts to develop an ICoC accelerate, states need to come up with constructive ways of debating this issue. We cannot let this issue become a stumbling block that impedes progress on the code as a whole, particularly when the immediate impact of the offending language is arguably neutral.

Space Code of Conduct: A Japanese perspective
Jul 25, 2012

Space Code of Conduct: A Japanese perspective

The Japanese perspective on the Space Code is based on its diplomatic and technological concerns, not on its military and security needs. Since MoD is not engaged in the process of decision-making for the Code, it would be difficult to assume that Japan would commit to the Code for security purposes.

Space Code of Conduct: An Australian perspective
Jul 24, 2012

Space Code of Conduct: An Australian perspective

Australia has announced that it supports the Space Code of Conduct initiative sponsored by the European Union. A question that might well be asked is why should Australia care about such matters?

Space Code: A potential area for US-India cooperation
Jan 19, 2012

Space Code: A potential area for US-India cooperation

Space debris, traffic management and orbital frequency being issues that concern both India and the US, this ideally should be on the agenda in future US-India endeavours. It might be good for both the countries if they can engage in shaping this debate that would give them ownership of the issue.

Space Code: Why US analysts were wrong
Jan 24, 2012

Space Code: Why US analysts were wrong

Precisely because India has an interest in the normative process and institutionalising a space code, it is important for New Delhi to sit on the high table as an active party shaping the debate.

Space Fence solution: International collaboration
Sep 25, 2013

Space Fence solution: International collaboration

With the U.S. having shut down one of its major Space situational awareness networks, major Spacefaring powers need to make it a priority to contemplate possible solutions to track satellites and orbital debris on a continued basis.

Space militarisation inevitable
Mar 24, 2015

Space militarisation inevitable

At the launch of the ORF Kalpana Chawla Annual Space Initiative, experts felt that space is unlikely to become an exception to the security-seeking nature of the international system. They felt States should accept space militarisation as a reality and develop institutions to regulate its use for both peaceful and military purposes.

Space missions amidst a pandemic: Automation and the private sector’s role
Apr 23, 2020

Space missions amidst a pandemic: Automation and the private sector’s role

To offset risks and disruptions, it should now become a priority for ISRO to pursue pre-launch automation with greater vigour.

Space race 2.0
Dec 30, 2020

Space race 2.0

The space domain has changed in significant ways in the last two decades, not only because of a multitude of new players but also the increasing incap

Space race: Outlining space strategies
Feb 05, 2022

Space race: Outlining space strategies

The drawing up of space strategies by the US, Britain, and China are indicative of the growing space ambition of global powers

Space Security Governance: Could a New Working Group Narrow the Divide?
Nov 05, 2021

Space Security Governance: Could a New Working Group Narrow the Divide?

There are genuine concerns that if steps are not taken to halt the current trend toward space weaponization, space could become an active warfighting domain.

Space should be playground for humanity's dreams, not new battlefield
Oct 10, 2013

Space should be playground for humanity's dreams, not new battlefield

Space, as a true global commons, must be protected for safe, secure and uninterrupted access. India and China, along with other Spacefaring powers, must therefore utilise every opportunity to push for developing norms of responsible behavior, including strengthening measures in the area of active debris removal and on-orbit satellite servicing.

Space technology and global health: A need for global regulatory governance framework
Sep 21, 2023

Space technology and global health: A need for global regulatory governance framework

There is a growing need for global governance of space technology. India, being one of the earliest and most successful spacefaring states, could play

Space to create efficient entrepreneurs shrinking in India, feels P. Chidambaram
Nov 15, 2016

Space to create efficient entrepreneurs shrinking in India, feels P. Chidambaram

In delivering the inaugral address Chidambaram said space to create efficient entrepreneurs is shrinking in India

Space, cyber-security  to be included in US-Japan defence guidelines
Oct 17, 2013

Space, cyber-security to be included in US-Japan defence guidelines

The defence and foreign ministers of Japan and the US, meeting under the bilateral consultative committee, have decided to revise the 1997 Guidelines for US-Japan Defence Cooperation to make sure that the alliance continues to maintain its credibility and effectiveness in deterring conflict in Asia-Pacific.

Space: The militarised global common
Dec 27, 2021

Space: The militarised global common

There is an immediate need to revise the Outer Space Treaty as space is becoming the next frontier of war

#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.

#Cyber Space: क्या साइबर की दुनिया में‘प्रभुत्व’के सहारे साइबर ‘अराजकता’ पर लगाम लग पायेगा?
Dec 28, 2022

#Cyber Space: क्या साइबर की दुनिया में‘प्रभुत्व’के सहारे साइबर ‘अराजकता’ पर लगाम लग पायेगा?

जैसे-जैसे दुनिया साइबर मानदंड स्थापित करने की ओर बढ़ रही �

#CyberSpace: सायबर विश्व महिलांसाठी सुरक्षित कसे बनवायचे?
Mar 14, 2024

#CyberSpace: सायबर विश्व महिलांसाठी सुरक्षित कसे बनवायचे?

कोविड साथीपासून देशातील महिलांकरता ऑनलाइन धोके वाढले आ�

A conceptual analysis of Sino-Indian space deterrence and space warfighting
Apr 24, 2017

A conceptual analysis of Sino-Indian space deterrence and space warfighting

This paper evaluates the importance of a space military strategy for India against China. It argues that in light of China’s advances in space weapons, New Delhi needs to seriously consider developing at least a limited menu of space weapons and integrate them into India’s defence posture. It draws on conceptual literature on nuclear deterrence, air power and sea power to show that space weapons, at least some variants, are usable military in

A Consequence-based Approach Is Needed for Space Security
Oct 20, 2023

A Consequence-based Approach Is Needed for Space Security

With consensus on legal measures remains elusive, a behavior-based approach is a good first step. A consequence-based approach to dealing with interference in space is a step further. 

A new edge in global stability: What does space security entail for states?
Oct 13, 2021

A new edge in global stability: What does space security entail for states?

The recent multiplication of space actors, whether States or non-government entities, as well as assets and activities, became a game-changer for law-

A new frontier: Space warfare
Feb 27, 2024

A new frontier: Space warfare

Recent reports about Russia's experiments with new space technology have set off alarm bells in countries worldwide

A pause in the post-Soviet space
Oct 10, 2005

A pause in the post-Soviet space

It can happen in the hurly-burly of politics that a flood of images abruptly wells up to the naked eye and demands attention so that we do not miss out on an entire slice of politics breaking away to get transmuted as current history.