Kerala signs MoU with ISRO VSSC to promote space technology in state

Highlights:

  • The Kerala government and Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to give a push to the state's endeavour in space technology.
  • The agreement signed by State IT Secretary M Sivasankar and VSSC Director S Somanath. It was signed  in the presence of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
  • VSSC and the Kerala Government joining hands for the project, Kerala is set to make major strides in the space technology sector.
  • This partnership will create an ideal ambiance for advanced research and development in space technology.
  • The agreement will help the VSSC support the state’s proposal to set up the country’s first Space Systems Park at Knowledge City in the state capital to attract global start-ups in the space sector and make it a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, research, and development.
  • The agreement will facilitate VSSC to support the state's ambitious project to set up the country's first state-of-the-art Space Systems Park at Knowledge City in the state capital.