Does TeamIndus still have a shot at its moonshot? Part 2
It didn’t want to be a ‘one-shot’ company. Nor did it envisage its funding to be in a funk and its technologies in a scramble. But it is happening. So, what next?
With a business plan to be an orbital transportation company, not too long ago TeamIndus was looking at the GLXP mission as a stepping stone with many follow-on missions to the moon, asteroids and “somewhere else”
Now a lot of that looks shaky. Did it try too many things too early, even risking GLXP?
TeamIndus is still in the process of completing its test readiness review for various sub-systems, when it should be doing full systems testing
What happens to Team HAKUTO if TeamIndus misses its 28 December deadline?
If you haven’t read the first part of this story, please read it here.
“Fast forward to 2020. TeamIndus and Axiom Research will still exist. We will be either a very successful space company or, if we manage our lunar landing on the first attempt, we will be [a] super successful space company. That’s the only difference.”
Heady words there. Spoken in December 2016 when TeamIndus wasannouncing its launch agreement with Antrix Corporation as a finalist under the…
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