Friday / 20 February 2015

India May Boost Space Spending
For Fiscal Year 2015-16 India ISRO

Increase In India Space Budget 2015-16, Similar To 50% Increase Of 2014-15, Could Help Program Continue Its Momentum, Build Upon Successes Of 2014; Planning & Budget Allocation Underway For India Fiscal Year Beginning 1 Apr; ISRO Developing Indigenously Built GSLV-Mk 3 – Key To Reducing Launch Cost & Launching Heavy Spacecraft Such As Lander & Rover Chandrayaan-2 To Moon In 2016-17 & Human CARE Capsule; Working On Astronomical Laboratory (Astrosat), Venus & Solar Missions, Potential 2nd Mars Mission, & Infrastructure / Construction At Sriharikota Launch Site

Image Credit: ISRO, NASA