MoU between ISRO and IIA
Release/ MoU between ISRO and IIA
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Space Research Organization
(ISRO) and Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) for cooperation in the field
of Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Astrophysics was signed by
Shri.R.Umamaheswaran, Scientific Secretary, ISRO and Dr.Annapurni Subramaniam,
Director, IIA at ISRO Headquarters on 2nd January 2020.
MOU is signed as part of ISROs initiatives to utilize the efforts of Indian
Academic Institutions in the space technology. This MoU will pave the way for
future collaborations between ISRO and IIA in establishing optical telescope
facilities under NETRA Project for space object tracking, studies related to
space weather, Asteroids, and other Near Earth Objects (NEO). Collaboration
between ISRO and IIA will help in progressing various fields of Astrophysics and
Astronomy as well.