Deep Space Agenda

  • Ajey Lele


Any satellite (or a probe) which travels to a distance of 100,000 km or more from the Earth’s surface is known to have entered the region which is normally depicted as deep space. Earth’s Moon is approximately at the distance of 400,000 km; hence, Moon missions are generally termed as deep space missions. Various other activities to reach planets like Mars, Venous or far-distance asteroid would be viewed also as part of deep space schema of the states. This chapter discusses the Asia’s agenda into deep space region. This chapter restricts itself to discuss Moon and Mars missions.


Lunar Surface Deep Space Lunar Soil Lunar Orbit Deep Space Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ajey Lele
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  1. 1.Institute for Defence Studies & AnalysesNew DelhiIndia

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