ISRO to offer training to assemble nano satellites

BENGALURU, Aug 17:
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday announced the commencement of a three year training programme for capacity building on nano satellite development for the participants from other countries who are interested in developing their space programme.
ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan had announced preparedness of India to offer such a course during a Symposium to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the First United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE+50).
The programme, named as UNNATI (UNispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training by ISRO), will be conducted by ISRO’s U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) here every year for next 3 years, starting from January 2019.
It is recognised as one of the UNISPACE+50 initiatives  and provided an excellent opportunity for the participant countries to strengthen their capabilities in assembling, integrating and testing nano satellites. (UNI)