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PBS NewsHour | Clip | Is India’s space program worth the money?

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is an attempt to become the fourth nation and first Asian country to reach the red planet and a point of great national pride. It will be completed for just over $70 million dollars, a tiny fraction of the cost spent by NASA on similar programs. But is spending any resources on a mission to Mars wise when hundreds of millions of Indians struggle to meet basic needs?

0:08:47 | AIRED: 1/18/2014 |
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