Space Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

Space Tech Innovation Network

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Social Alpha to establish a SpaceTech Innovation Network (SpIN). What is Social Alpha? Social Alpha is a multistage innovation curation and venture development platform supporting activities concerning science and technology. It supports innovators and entrepreneurs who are involved in the creation ..

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India Space Congress 2022

India Space Congress 2022 (ISC 2022) was organized from October 26 to 28 this year in New Delhi. What is ISC 2022? India Space Congress is an international congress that brings together government, industrial experts, policymakers, thought leaders, legal professionals and academia in the space sector to discuss ways to ensure effective management of space ..

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OneWeb-NewSpace India Partnership

OneWeb’s 36 Gen 1 low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites will be launched aboard ISRO’s GSLV-Mk III. Key facts In April 2022, the London-based satellite communications satellite company OneWeb entered into a partnership with the NewSpace India Limited – the commercial arm of ISRO. As part of this deal, the 14th launch of the company’s LEO satellites ..

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Project NETRA: ISRO Signs pact to set up optical Telescope

The Indian Space Research Organization signed a pact with Indian Institute of Astrophysics to establish an optical telescope under “Project NETRA”. The organisation also tied up with NIT-Karnataka to set up a regional academic centre for space to promote research and development. Project NETRA Project NETRA was launched by ISRO in September 2019. Under the ..

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Permanent Court of Arbitration rules against Antrix Coroporation in Devas case

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands has ruled against Antrix Corporation in the case with Devas Corporation over sharing of spectrum on satellites. A PCA tribunal has found that the Union Government’s actions in annulling a contract between Devas and Antrix Corporation Ltd. It also found that it has denied ..

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