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To the Moon and Mars, again

If Chandrayaan-2 was a science mission & Mangalyaan-1 a tech mission, then their follow-on missions are certainly swapping the tags. What do we expect?

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Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

The earliest window for Mangalyaan-2 is 2020; 2018 is out of the question

Kiran Kumar

The earliest window for Mangalyaan-2 is 2020; 2018 is out of the question

Kiran Kumar

The earliest window for Mangalyaan-2 is 2020; 2018 is out of the question

Kiran Kumar

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Countries that have managed soft landing on the lunar surface

Russia

Country in Asia. Flag colour is white, blue and red.

USA

1960s

China

2013

Russia

Country in Asia. Flag colour is white, blue and red.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Now, it is 2014, look around. Mumbai is bursting with great ideas. Rahul Yadav’s Housing is doing some crazy things, raising big money. Ola is starting to lay groundwork for a $200 million round from Softbank. Quikr just announced a $60 million capital infusion. This new food tech company, TinyOwl, seems to be finding its wings. PepperFry and Craftsvilla are cornering a niche. Mumbai is the place to be.

Written by

Manu Joseph

Staff writer

Manu Joseph is a journalist and novelist. He is the former editor of Open magazine and the author of two novels — The Illicit Happiness of Other People and Serious Men.

Manu Joseph

Staff writer

Manu Joseph is a journalist and novelist. He is the former editor of Open magazine and the author of two novels — The Illicit Happiness of Other People and Serious Men.

Manu Joseph

Staff writer

Manu Joseph is a journalist and novelist. He is the former editor of Open magazine and the author of two novels — The Illicit Happiness of Other People and Serious Men.

Manu Joseph

Staff writer

Manu Joseph is a journalist and novelist. He is the former editor of Open magazine and the author of two novels — The Illicit Happiness of Other People and Serious Men.

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