22 January 2018. The fourteenth volume of the “Studies in Space Policy” book series, authored by ESPI Resident Fellow Marco Aliberti and published by Springer, is now available.
The book “India in Space Between Utility and Geopolitics” disentangles India´s evolving rationales for engaging in space from a wide range of perspectives and provides novel and in-depth assessment of the domestic, regional and international factors influencing the pace and directions of the country’s space programme. This new ESPI study will:
Provide an insightful assessment of the diversification of the Indian space programmeElucidate India's emerging commercial, diplomatic, defence and security-related uses of space in addition to the traditional socio-economic onesInvestigate the long-term trajectory of India's space activities and elaborates its future implications at international levelIntegrate detailed and up-to-date technical accounts of Indian space activities with informed policy analyses on the opportunities for European stakeholders for engaging in closer and mutually beneficial space cooperation with India