Lessons for Indian space ecosystem from an Argentinian entrepreneur

Emiliano talks about his experiences of building Satellogic, one of the biggest NewSpace Earth Observation (EO) startups in the world which is trying to democratize access to space-based services, by fostering new markets of innovative applications by making data 1,000 times cheaper than traditional EO companies

Emiliano Kargieman is bringing outer-space down to Earth. The 2010 launch of his company Satellogic has created a network of mass-produced, nano-satellites, providing high-resolution data of expansive areas at a low cost compared to traditional Earth Observation (EO) data streaming. Kargieman, Satellogic’s Founder and CEO, is a major player in the Argentinian tech ecosystem and a serial entrepreneur.… Click here to read the complete article

Expanding astronomy education and research possibilities in India

Jayant talks about how astronomy education and research can be broadened in India based on his 20 years of experience of being at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics.

Dr. Jayant Murthy is a Senior Professor at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA). Prior to joining IIA he received his PhD in Physics from the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA and later joined as a Research Scientist in the same. His research revolves in Space missions starting with a payload on the Space Shuttle (TAUVEX and UVIT missions), Interstellar dust and Diffuse radiation field studies, SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) project and many more.… Click here to read the complete article