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What Is Elon Musk Doing Wrong That ISRO Did Right In Their Latest Space Mission?

Elon Musk is quite famous for his plan of colonizing Mars for the human being. At the same time, he wants to make the earth a better place for everyone. Oh, the irony. He believes in, "Mankind was born on earth. It was never meant to die here."

Elon Musk founded SpaceX, a space exploration agency with a goal of creating the technologies to reduce space transportation costs and enable the colonization of Mars. But recently a rocket Falcon-9 from SpaceX crashed while landing and exploded. So, Elon Musk's company SpaceX must be failing somewhere, and he needs to figure it out before another space agency overtakes him.

Now you must be thinking which other space agency I'm talking about? Which other space agencies have the guts to overtake Elon Musk? 

Well, this space agency is from world's biggest democracy - INDIA. India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is India's space agency headquartered in Bengaluru. ISRO was in world news earlier for their successful maiden mission - Mars Orbital Mission (MOM). ISRO was the planet's only space agency to successfully reach Mars on its first attempt. 

You can imagine the efficiency of ISRO by just reading this fact, "India's mission to Mars cost less than the Hollywood movie Gravity." It was so cheap that it cost only 10% of what Nasa's Maven Mars mission cost?

Here, again ISRO is setting a new record with launching 20 satellites in a single PSLV rocket. Out of these 20 satellites, 17 satellites are from foreign countries which are far more developed than India but are still not able to launch their own satellites into orbit.

Let's see how ISRO is getting better with time.

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What Is Elon Musk Doing Wrong That ISRO Did Right In Their Latest Space Mission?

What Is Elon Musk Doing Wrong That ISRO Did Right In Their Latest Space Mission?

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Here's the cost analysis of different Mars missions.

Here's the cost analysis of different Mars missions.

ISRO did it in very first attempt.

ISRO did it in very first attempt.

Here's ISRO PSLV C-34 getting ready to be moved to lift off base.

Here's ISRO PSLV C-34 getting ready to be moved to lift off base.

Here's SpaceX reusable rocket Falcon 9.

Here's SpaceX reusable rocket Falcon 9.

Recently SpaceX's rocket Falcon-9 crash landed after putting few satellites into orbit.

Recently SpaceX's rocket Falcon-9 crash landed after putting few satellites into orbit.

Here's ISRO's rocket getting ready to lift off with record 20 satellites.

Here's ISRO's rocket getting ready to lift off with record 20 satellites.

This morning ISRO launched 20-satellites from Sriharikota (AP).

Here's the Falcon-9 lifting off.

Here's the Falcon-9 lifting off.

Though factually speaking, SpaceX rockets are far better in terms of technological innovations. But, we need to appreciate a space agency like ISRO from a third world developing country doing a good work with limited resources.

ISRO is world's first choice for putting satellites into orbit most affordable. 

Here's how western media made fun of India's Mars mission. But joke is on them.

Here's how western media made fun of India's Mars mission. But joke is on them.

That's why we need to know more about this amazing space agency. Though New York Times later apologized to India for this cartoon.

But I do respect Elon Musk and I hope he keeps doing the good work.

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