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strongSriharikota:/strong A nation's development is a product of its technological prowess, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday after the launch of ISRO's 100th mission.
Questions are sometimes asked about whether a poor country like India can afford a space programme and whether the funds spent on space exploration, albeit modest, could be better utilised elsewhere.
This misses the point that a nation's state of development is finally a product of its technological prowess, Manmohan Singh said after Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched an Indian rocket carrying French and Japanese satellites.
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