Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

Observer Research Foundation

Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan is a senior fellow and the head of the Nuclear & Space Policy Initiative at the Observer Research Foundation. She is also a senior Asia defense writer for "The Diplomat." She joined the ORF after a five-year stint at the National Security Council Secretariat (2003-2007), where she was an assistant director.

Articles by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan


India Changing Tack on Space Policy

Thursday, March 29, 2018

India is scheduled to launch the lunar rover Chandrayaan-2 in 2018, an emblematic sign of the country's will to step up its space policy. Its efforts in this arena include a revival of international partnerships and a change in its position on space militarization. In the absence of an adequate global governance regime, such activity extends geopolitical tensions to outer space.