India Sends Its First Mission to the Moon

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India today launched a spacecraft to orbit the Moon, joining a race with Japan and China. The robotic space craft is designed not just to map the Moon's surface but to find out what lies beneath it. What could that mean for the United States? Sumit Ganguly, Director of the Indian Studies Program at Indiana University, is an adjunct fellow of the Pacific Council on International Policy, in Los Angeles, California.



  • Sumit Ganguly - Director of India Studies, Indiana University-Bloomington


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