ISRO Lends Its Testing Facility To Pvt Players First Time In 50 Years
Opening its facilities to private players for the first time, ISRO has allowed Tamil Nadu-based Space Kidz India and Bengaluru’s Syzygy Space Technologie to test their satellites. The firms will conduct tests at Sriharikota spaceport and Thiruvananthapuram rocket centre. Moreover, ISRO is also assisting a collaborative academia project, UNITYsat. Reportedly, the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre is reviewing 26 other developmental proposals, including one each from the US and Britain.