India’s Space Industry Sees Rapid Growth Written 5 July 2023

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India's PSLV-C48 lifting off at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, India, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. | Associated Press–©

The New York Times reports that from humble beginnings in 1963, India’s space industry “has found much surer footing. ... Suddenly India has become home to at least 140 registered space-tech start-ups, comprising a local research field that stands to transform the planet’s connection to the final frontier. It’s one of India’s most sought-after sectors for venture capital investors. The start-ups’ growth has been explosive, leaping from five when the pandemic started. And they see a big market to serve.”
Full Story (New York Times)