Gaganyaan: The ingredient is not the recipe

The nose cone bearing the spacecraft of the Chandrayaan-3 mission ahead of being fit to the launch vehicle.

For all the hoopla over indigeneity – from ISRO chairman S. Somanath exalting the vast wisdom of ancient Indians to political and ideological efforts to cast modern India as the world’s ‘vishwaguru’ – the pressure vessel of the crew module that will one day carry the first Indian astronauts to space won’t be made in … Read more