After the mostly successful Chandrayaan-2 mission, the Vikram lander almost fulfilled its mission – only a few kilometers to final soft landing, we lost control. It is believable but hard to digest that likely an Indian journalist asked an Indian origin NASA scientist to write a critical article about this whole mission so that they could use that to beat ISRO (The Indian Space Research Organisation) and win brownie points.
Sadly, such things keep happening. This could be sign that India is progressing as its mostly our own people in positions of power and influence – OUR POLITICIANS, OUR MEDIA, ACTIVISTS, who seem to go to any extent to berate our success and people…
- 7 Oct 2019