Mission Mars pp 101-106 | Cite as

Wrapping Up

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


For the mankind, the journey in space has been fascinating for last five decades. Particularly, few states have achieved significant success in the short period of time in this field. The journey that had started with a launch of a small satellite into the low earth orbit (1957 Sputnik launch) subsequently peaked to the man reaching the Moon and now humans have even ambitions of capturing asteroid and changing the track of its motion! Today, states are using space systems to undertake various kinds of activities from undertaking various business transactions to disaster management to fighting wars.


Space Debris Space Programme Mars Mission Missile Defence Martian Orbit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysisNew DelhiIndia

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