Yesterday's New York Times' comic by Heng, titled "India's budget mission to Mars" seems in poor taste. Qhether meant to be funny or ironic, the racial, national and classist stereotyping is apparent.
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India plans a feverish schedule of satellite launches in the second half of this year, including liftoff of the country's first robotic Mars mission ...
Whether the new space race between India and China is as absorbing as the previous edition will depend on the successes notched by probes like the Chandrayaan 1, and its follower, Chandrayaan 2.
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