The world looked at us as a role model; Pakistan’s GDP was growing, then, unfortunately, with the 71 happenings in East Pakistan, etc., the growth rate went down. So many factors are responsible, but primarily, I think what is in our control is our leadership. And that is where we have not been able to do a good job.
From SpaceX sending missions to the International Space Station to the development of state-of-the-art passenger
SUPARCO lagged behind on all the technological advances that have made the Indian program a potent force.
The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from October 4-10.