IN-SPACe Promotes India's Emergence as the World's Space Hub With Global Partners

Panel Discusses Indian Space Policy's Emphasis on Private Sector and ISRO's Role in Space Ecosystem

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Oct 09, 2023 10:44 IST
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INSPACe at IAC Baku 2023

IN-SPACe (Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre)  deliberated with global partners in the space sector on the potential of Indian Space  Policy to catapult India's capabilities as a friendly space-faring nation. The  deliberation was conducted as a panel discussion as part of the ongoing 74th  International Astronautical Congress at Baku, Azerbaijan.  

The panel discussion deliberated on the essence of the Indian Space Policy that  seeks to institutionalize the private sector participation in the space sector with the  Indian Space Research Organization focusing on the research and development of  advanced space technologies and IN-SPACe focusing on the development of space  ecosystem in the country.  

The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Pawan Goenka, Chairman, IN-SPACe  and the speakers comprised Mr. Valery Aksamentov, Director International  Programs. Space and Launch, The Boeing Company from the United States, Mr.  Victor Joseph, Associate Scientific Secretary & Director, Technology  Development & Innovation, ISRO, Mr Enrico Palermo, Head Australian Space  Agency, Mr. Marshall Smith, Vice President of Exploration and Acting CTO,  Voyager Space Holdings, United States.  

Dr. Pawan Goenka, Chairman, IN-SPACe said, “The Indian Space Policy has  significantly broadened India’s opportunity for further enhancing its stake in the  global space economy. At present, the 60-year-old space sector is becoming a  sunrise sector in India with more than 200+ space startups contributing to growth  of the commercial space sector in India. IN-SPACe has been striving to create a  harmonized collaborative environment that will help position India as a significant  player in the global commercial space sector.”