Around 60 StartUps registered with ISRO since unlocking of Indian Space sector
Around 60 StartUps have registered with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), since the unlocking of the Indian Space sector recently by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and quite a few of them are dealing with projects related to Space debris management.
This was informed by the Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Dr. Jitendra Singh while speaking after inaugurating the ISRO System for Safe and Sustainable Operation at ISRO Control Center in Bengaluru yesterday.
The Minister reiterated that the passion of private players and innovative StartUps will augment the role of the Department of Space in protecting India’s interests in Space by developing all-around capabilities in the domains of space transportation, debris management, infrastructure, and applications. Dr. Jitendra Singh said, ISRO has been taking necessary measures to safeguard all its Space assets from intentional and accidental close approaches by space objects including operational spacecraft and space debris objects.