ISRO: Second Space Age

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Awareness in the fields of Space   Source: TH  Context: India’s modest entry into the First Space Age followed by its many gains should be used to help the country tap the vast potential of the Second Space Age.   Background:   Journey of ISRO: The Indian private sector in the …

Startups are powering India’s Space Odyssey 2.0

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Achievements of Indians in science & technology.   Source: Live Mint Context: With the space sector opening up, startups have begun to rapidly transform the industry.     Measures for encouraging the private sector in the space programme:   Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) in Ahmedabad. IN-SPACe is …

Indian Space Association:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Context: Indian Space Association (ISpA) was recently formally launched by Prime Minister Modi. It will be the premier industry association of space and satellite companies. Aims and objectives: ISpA aims to be a forum of the space industry in the Indian private sector and partner the Government …