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India has it right: nations either aim for the Moon or get left behind in the space economy

  • Written by Nicholas Borroz, PhD candidate in international business and comparative political economy, University of Auckland
India has it right: nations either aim for the Moon or get left behind in the space economyIndia's Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission blasts off from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India, on 22 July 2019.Indian Space Research Organisation/EPA

India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has settled into lunar orbit, ahead of its scheduled Moon landing on September 7. If it succeeds India will join a very select club, now comprising the...

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