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The competition heats up: India has now set January 5 as the date for the test launch of its homebuilt powerful GSLV rocket.
India’s needs this more powerful rocket if they are going to be a serious player in the new colonial movement in space. They have had many problems over the past decade trying to get it operational. Maybe now they will finally succeed.