Pradeep's Space Newsletter #23
Return to Publishing with the hope that ISRO returns to flight
India’s space programme has been on pause. COVID-19 has hit India’s spaceport, Sriharikota. This will impact India’s launch capability. With the number of cases reducing, hopefully we will see a return to flight soon.
I wrote an article for The Wire Science making the case for why it makes sense for India to join the Artemis Accords.
Ajay Lele writes in The Space Review asking if India should join the China-Russia’s Lunar Research Station.
ISRO also plans to build a national quantum network by integrating satellite based quantum communication with optical fiber based terrestrial communication by joining hands with the Department of Telecommunications.
Amazon eyeing satellite broadband space in India.
Bellatrix Aerospace tests India’s first privately developed Hall Effect thruster.
Skyroot Aerospace raises $11 million Series A funding.
Agnikul Aerospace raises $11 million Series A funding.