TITLE

INDIA: NEAR SELF-SUFFICIENCY BUT TOO LATE TO THE PARTY

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/27/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7630, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on India's space program. Milestones in the country's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle project; History of the country's space program since the 1970s.
ACCESSION #
10197828

 

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