Facts for Prelims (FFP)
Context: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched an online training programme named Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START) for postgraduate and final-year undergraduate students of Physical Sciences and Technology.
|Domains Covered||Astronomy and Astrophysics, Heliophysics and Sun-Earth interaction, Instrumentation, and Aeronomy|
|Application||Through the Jigyasa portal|
|Purpose||To provide introductory-level training in Space Science and Technology to build human capacity for future Space Science and research|
|Other Training Programmes||Remote Sensing Data Acquisition and Remote Sensing Data Processing courses conducted by the ISRO’s National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) through the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)|
|About ISRO||The Indian Space Research Organisation (est. 1969; HQ: Bengaluru; founder: Vikram Sarabhai; Parent organization: Space Commission) is the national space agency of India, operating under the Department of Space.|