India’s ASAT test and its role in space security

Will space be a theatre for warfare? What message did India send out by demonstrating the ability to hit a satellite in orbit? How can India showcase leadership in space security and sustainability so that space as a domain can be used for peaceful purposes? Daniel Porras provides great insights based on his extensive experience in political and legal issues surrounding space security.

Daniel Porras is a Space Security Fellow at UNIDIR. He focuses on political and legal issues surrounding space security, in particular the progressive development of sustainable norms of behaviour for space. Follow him on https://twitter.com/spacedaporras

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Setting up a Space Regulatory Authority of India (SRAI)

The Takshashila Institution has proposed a Space Policy proposal looks at decoupling the policy, regulatory, and service delivery roles of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to create a level playing field for new entrants. Utkash talks about SRAI and other major aspects of the Takshashila Policy Proposal.

The New Space Policy 2020 proposes a clear policy and regulatory structure that paves the way for growth of the nascent private space sector in India, thus contributing towards national development and advancing the frontiers of science and technology. The policy proposal is available on https://takshashila.org.in/takshashila-policy-proposal-the-new-space-policy-2020/

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Taking satellite data to the fishing community

Numer8 – a data analytics company that uses geospatial data to address problems like disaster management, coastal community monitoring, infrastructure monitoring, wildlife, and biodiversity protection. It helps businesses and governments to take a data-centric approach to solve problems. Its latest product, Ofish is helping the fishing communities to tackle changes to the fishing habitat and come home with a better catch. Ofish helps governments track illegal fishing and monitor fishing port operations from a single dynamic dashboard.

More about Numer8 – https://www.numer8.in/

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India needs a national space policy before a space law

Dr. Ranjana Kaul argues for India having to create a formal space policy before a space law is legislated. She provides insights on how having a space policy before a space law will help the NewSpace community.

Ranjana Kaul is a Partner at Dua Associates, Advocates & Solicitors, in New Delhi, India. She holds an LLM from the Institute of Air & Space Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada. 

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Creating a platform for space themed science fiction movies in India

Have you ever wondered why we don’t have space-themed science fiction movies in India? Is it that we don’t have an author base for it, or is it that we don’t have producers intent to invest in them or is the audience itself not interested in it? In this episode of the NewSpace India podcast, we explore one such attempt to creating a platform for space-themed science fiction movies in India

Mysore Masala – The UFO Incident’s Teaser – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx7D4DDZiik
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