Indian Space History Memory Monologues – Arup Dasgupta

Arup pioneered the introduction of Geomatics in ISRO and conducted advanced research and development in the convergence of Geomatics, Information Technology and Communications Technology in space applications.

Arup Dasgupta worked in the Indian Space Research Organisation, from November 1970 to March 2005. He began his career in the Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE). Later he was involved in the management of applications programmes for several remote sensing satellites including Bhaskara and IRS as well as development of Image and Information Processing systems. He was responsible for research and development in applications using the convergence of communications and information technologies.

This is a project by Spaceport SARABHAI (S2) to capture anecdotes of people who have contributed to the development of India’s space program.
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Indian Space History Memory Monologues – Sudharshan P

Sudarshan, recruit of Prof Sarabhai in the 1970 talks about his experiences of indigenous development of 100 critical technologies by ISRO to realise space missions.

Sudarshan served in the atomic energy program between 1970-76 and then at ISRO between 1976-88. He was the Chairman of the Technology Transfer and Industry Cooperation committee at ISRO and helped directing ISRO’s budget & economic analysis.

This is a project by Spaceport SARABHAI (S2) to capture anecdotes of people who have contributed to the development of India’s space program. S2 is India’s 1st dedicated Space think tank that aspires to be global, collaborative, and inclusive.
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mach33.aero – India’s first public private partnership to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in spacetech

Harshan and Jacob talk about how they mach33.aero is building a PPP model to help startups to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in defence, aersopace and spacetech. 

mach33.aero is India’s first public private partnership to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in aviation. aerspace and spacetech CSIR – NAL and Social Alpha are collaborating to establish mach33.aero, a deep tech innovation and entrepreneurship promotion initiative focused on “lab to market” enablement of Aviation, Aerospace and Sapcetech Engineering innovations and its wide-ranging applications across diverse sectors like SpaceTech, Defense, Air Mobility, Agriculture, Climate Change, Natural Resources Management, Insurance and Weather Forecasting. The idea is to catalyse, incubate and accelerate start-ups and SMEs for Atmanirbhar Bharat in these sectors of national strategic importance.… Click here to read the complete article

Accelerating the growth of the geospatial industry to the world’s economy and society

Sanjay talks about his experience of working towards facilitating and accelerating the growth of the geospatial industry worldwide and raising awareness of the industry‘s value proposition and contribution to world’s economy and society.

 

Sanjay Kumar is the founder and CEO of Geospatial Media & Communications. He also lends his time and experience to many organizations helping them to further the cause of increasing the impact of geospatial technology and its applications at a global scale.

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SIA India – Representing the interests of the satellite industry in India to the policymakers

Anil talks about SIA-India’s work in representing satellite operators, satellite systems, launch vehicles and ground and terminal equipment manufacturers as well as application solutions providers to the Government, Regulators, Policymakers, and domestic and international standards bodies.

 

SIA-India is a non-profit association created to represent the interests of the communication satellite ecosystem in India. As the apex representative body for the satellite communications ecosystem, SIA-India aims to present the industry’s interest to the highest Government levels for policy-making and regulatory and licensing matters.

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Delivering real-time insights on key economic indicators using satellite imagery

Gunjan talks about how Tathya is delivering real-time insights on key economic indicators using satellite imagery for hot metal production, iron ore inventory and other metal commodities.

 

Tathya leverages Machine Learning & Computer Vision technologies for near real-time insights on key Economic Indicators and bring unmatched competitive edge to our clients at a fraction of the cost and much earlier than traditional methodology. More about Tathya here – https://tathya.earth/about

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Developing high performance, non-carcinogenic space propulsion from India

Tushar talks about how Manastu was formed to replace old, low-performing, carcinogenic, and highly toxic hydrazine-based propulsion systems with high performance, non-carcinogenic, less toxic alternatives.

 

The founders had long envisioned a Space Tech Company that would bring innovation into our lives in a way that no other company had done before. This dream came true when Manastu Space was established in the year 2017. Since then, we have worked on providing the industry an absolute mark of efficiency in delivering end-to-end bespoke manufactured green propulsion systems for satellites, landers, and launch vehicles. More about Manastu Space – https://www.manastuspace.com/

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Drawing parallels between European and Indian support system for NewSpace startups

Lucie talks about her experiences from moving from a traditional space agency setting to supporting young companies trying to conduct NewSpace activities in Europe. We talk about parallels with India and the differences in these ecosystems.

 

Lucie Campagnolo was a project manager at MEDES, the Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology. Prior to this, Lucie was payload ops engineer at CNES where she worked as an Experimental Manager to help scientists to prepare and conduct a broad range of experiments in microgravity, be it aboard the International Space Station, Airbus A300 Zero-G, or Ground Analogs. Lucie now runs Apollo Moment Consulting and supports startups in programs such as Space Founders in Europe.
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Launching India’s first privately built satellite

Farhan talks about the story behind ExseedSat and his experiences of working within the space industry to launch India’s first privately built satellite.

 

Farhan is a co-founder of Exseed Space which created history on December 4, 2018, by launching India’s first privately owned satellite into space. Hitching a ride on the Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, the satellite shot for the stars! The satellite, Exseed SAT 1, was built in just 18 months by a team of eight scientists, including the founders.

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Experiences from UNispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training (UNNATI) by ISRO

Aazzah talks about her experience of participating in the UNispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training (UNNATI), a program by ISRO which intends to provide a hands on training program for engineers from developing country on building nanosatellites.

 

From 15 October to 15 December 2019, two of NiAT’s very own staff went to Bangalore, India, to take part in the UNNATI Batch 2 course. They were Siti Nuraazzah PDHA Aziz, Deputy CEO, and Wong Teck Sion, Head of Technical and Operations. It was endorsed by the Ministry of Transport and Info-Communications.

The UNNATI course is a capacity building programme offered by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to other United Nations member states, as part of their UNISpace initiative in the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) agenda.
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