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July 1st, 2013
India’s Space Science to be in Public Good

As gears up for the July 1 launch of its first dedicated navigational satellite, noted space scientist Y.S. Rajan says the nation’s future technological innovations in the field will be largely civilian applications and in the “public good”. “Space technology to a very great extent will be application-driven. It will require investments. Some of them will give returns like television, communication, whereas some of them will be for public good like remote sensing, cyclone tracking. So given that, it will be predominantly around application, but it will not stop at that,” Rajan, an honorary distinguished professor, department of space, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), told IANS in an interview. Read More