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The 'New York Times' Publishes Racist Comic About India's Space Mission

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 11.30.2014 | Media
Sharanya Haridas

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.

New Mars Orbiter Gets Adorable Greeting From 'Curiosity'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2014 | Science

India's space program announced Wednesday that it successfully put a spacecraft into orbit around Mars. The feat not only marks one big step for the s...

The Malefic Influence of Mars on India's Mars Mission

Sourav Roy | Posted 11.07.2013 | World
Sourav Roy

There are justifications galore all across social media and praises showered in Biblical proportions. But I am still not sure how it affects the daily lives of over a billion people in India who have no access to healthcare, water, sanitation, electricity, food and social security.

With Bold New Mission, India Aims To Join Deep-Space Pioneers

AP | KATY DAIGLE | Posted 11.04.2013 | Science

NEW DELHI -- NEW DELHI (AP) — India is aiming to join the world's deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase its technol...