ISRO, VSSUT sign MoU for space innovation centre


Bhubaneswar: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) on Tuesday signed an MoU for setting up a space innovation-cum-incubation centre at the technical institute in Odisha’s Burla.

The Veer Surendra Sai Space Innovation Centre (VSSSIC) will promote knowledge about space research among students.

The virtual signing ceremony was held in the presence of ISRO chairman K. Sivan state skill development and technical education secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh and varsity vice-chancellor Atal Chaudhuri.

Singh stated that such type of programme will be helpful to boost the talent of young scientists.

He expressed that generally some good ideas come out from the students of small villages and towns and we have to discover them.

He also narrated about TBI VSSUT for enriching different startup and promoting the startup culture.

Dr K. Sivan emphasised the excellent work of VSSUT students.

He expressed great hope that the VSSUT space innovation centre will promote the advanced space knowledge among students and create condusive space culture in India.

Students will be more interested for space research and application in future.

He also stated that it will be a game-changer for the country and more research is required for the development of subsystem and propulsion system.