America back to the Moon and on to Mars: Australian, Japanese and Indian perspectives
2020 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings
Security Research Institute
© 2020 IEEE. NASA has welcomed the participation of other space nations on its bold venture back to the Moon and then to Mars. The compressed time frame for such a complex and herculean effort calls for international collaboration. This paper probes the key questions of national significance in Australia, Japan and India with attention to public policy, internal dynamics of various agencies within the space sectors, the role of private venture, areas of proposed collaboration as well as strategic interests of the nations within the region.