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Outer space (is also simply called as “space”) has always caught humans’ imagination.


Outer Space Science Fiction Deep Space Indian Space Research Organisation Outer Space Activity 


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  1. 1.Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysisNew DelhiIndia

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