The areas of cooperation possibilities also include satellite navigation and sounding rockets, while Isro
has provided a report to the Arab Civil Aviation Commission on the possibility of using Gagan [GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation] satellite navigation services in the region," Dr Sivan said.
Sivan, current Chairman of ISRO
, that the scientific presentation at the summit is the outcome of ongoing cooperation between the space programmes of India and UAE, which is set to reach new heights in the coming months.
The UAE 2117 MARS mission is a very great vision, one that will help the UAE achieve greatness in space exploration, says Dr K Sivan, Chairman, Space Commission Secretary, Department of Space Chairman, Isro
My heartiest congratulations to ISRO
and its scientists on the successful launch of PSLV today.
Later, the payload Microsat developed by the ISRO
will be taken down to a lower orbit at 359-kilometre height and launched using the 'multiple engine switch-on' method.
Queried about the impact of the mission failure on getting commercial launch prospects, the ISRO
Chairman said the issue has to be studied.
chose a Maruti Omni and mounted a solar panel on the roof of the car.
Rajagoplan stated that the trend for sending more small (nano) satellites will benefit ISRO
due to the cost advantages, compared to launching fewer larger ones.
The 101 international customer nano satellites are being launched as part of the commercial arrangements between Antrix Corporation Limited, a Government of India company under Department of Space, the commercial arm of ISRO
and the international customers," ISRO
Mr Tapan Mishra, Director of ISRO
Ahmedabad, and Mr Himanshu Pandya, Scientist and In-charge of Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, have accepted the invitation for the mobile exhibition to travel to Pune.
had launched 11 satellites belonging to the United States and the United Kingdom in July and September.
said the 56 hour countdown for take-off will start early morning on Sunday.