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Decoded: Ways Indian Space Association can push the limits of exploration

Space-related activities have enormous potential for accelerating growth across the broader economy

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Devangshu Datta New Delhi
The Indian Space Association (ISpA), an industry body that will promote aerospace and space technologies, was launched on October 11. The founder members include Bharti Airtel’s OneWeb, Larsen & Toubro, Tata Group’s Nelco, MapmyIndia, Walchandnagar Industries, Alpha Design Technologies, Godrej, Hughes India, Ananth Technologies, Azista-BST Aerospace Pvt Ltd, Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL), Centum Electronics, and Maxar India. The government agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), is also an ISpA member.

What will ISpA do?

It will engage with stakeholders across the space economy and lobby with the government for enabling legislation, and for policies that promote activity in space-related sectors.

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First Published: Oct 14 2021 | 6:03 AM IST

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