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Can ISRO catch up NASA any time? Your views?

Asked by Good Citizen, 11 Jul '10 10:09 pm
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1)Simple answer is NO if the same situation and speed of R&D in ISRO continues.
2)There are many reasons for that. Most importantly the financial budget. There is no comparison with NASA and ISRO. NASA is a giant and ISRO is a midget. Secondly, to catch up with NASA , ISRO has to work almost two times faster than NASA which is simply impossible because NASA is not going to sit idle while ISRO and other rivals work overtime.
3)Unlike NASA, ISRO is not self sufficient and independent in technology. It still depends on Americans and E.U. for critical components. It simply imports and assembles them here. Of late, we could see some collaboration and co-operation between NASA and ISRO. Times have changed. This is an era of co-operation even though a healthy competition is there.
4)The success of ISRO is very dependent on the stable political patronage and financial back up without interference. That is a billion dollar question where the priorities keep on changing every day. Take for ...more
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 11 Jul '10 10:34 pm

 
  
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Yes Possible. We Indians can be proud that we only found water in Moon
Answered by hitler, 11 Jul '10 10:09 pm

 
  
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No, but may be in future.
Answered by shashank rastogi, 30 Jul '10 04:29 pm

 
  
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Dear friend! Perhaps you may not be aware that 90% of people working in NASA are from Indian Origin.
Answered by MrinalKant Chatterjee, 11 Jul '10 10:18 pm

 
  
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