Questions to which the answer is yesJune 5, 2017 Tim WorstallJohnny Foreigner7 Comments Economic Times Can we launch Indians into space? Isro will answer that question at 5.28 pm today Sure, that’s always been easy. It’s getting them back down again, alive, that is the difficult part. previousMy, isn’t this green economy going to be expensive?nextErr, yes, yes…. 7 thoughts on “Questions to which the answer is yes” Surreptitious Evil June 5, 2017 at 8:45 am Well, catastrophic failure of the 1st stage would have them not getting to space. Hopefully won’t happen. The Inimitable Steve June 5, 2017 at 9:24 am One small step for man, one giant leaping for the mankinds. Excavator Man June 5, 2017 at 9:54 am What would it cost to send our RoPpers up there? Alex June 5, 2017 at 10:30 am If you can launch an ICBM, then you can probably put a human being into orbit. As the Russians found out, whether you can get him/her down again without frying them, or indeed having them disappear into deep space is another matter. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Cosmonauts Bloke no Longer in Austria June 5, 2017 at 10:57 am Considering that we’re paying for it through the DfID, I should bloody well hope so. Mr Ecks June 5, 2017 at 4:20 pm Considering the state their country is in and the evil dickheadery of their gubmints War on Cash the Indians have a lot more needs sorting out before they get around to space travel. Lets hope the crew that went top America on the H1B scam didn’t do the coding before they left. Liberal Yank June 6, 2017 at 3:03 am Well, it’s an unholy alliance of mismatched fuels but it worked. While I’d prefer to see private Indian companies providing the launch services at least Indian consumers are getting an upgrade in satellite coverage. Hopefully this sparks growth similar to that which cell phones provided for fishermen. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.