Why Mars?

  • Ajey Lele
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


The process of policy making is expected to be a rational process. Usually, the process involves a clear identification of the problem/issue at hand followed by overall assessment of the problem and recognition of the probable options and finally suggesting specific time-bound solutions. However, when the problems are complex, solutions are hard to come around and that at times even there is no clarity about the desired outputs, then the process of policy planning becomes extremely complicated. In many cases, technological and financial limitations restrict the process of policy planning. The process of policy planning could also be “political” where views, ideas, perceptions, lobbying, interest groups and way of negotiations play a vital role towards reaching a definitive conclusion.


Solar System Space Exploration Space Technology Space Policy Global Order 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysisNew DelhiIndia

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