A panel of specialists studying India's proposed mission to the moon is expected to finish its report soon, said K. Kasturirangan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Kasturirangan said the panel is looking at all aspects of the mission. "The mission is essential for the country as it would place it in the frontiers of science and cutting-edge technology and enable it to enter an elite club of nations. It's a matter of our self-confidence," he said. ...


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