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Space Science and Technology AwaReness Training (START)

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 Source: TH

 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 CoveredAstronomy and Astrophysics, Heliophysics and Sun-Earth interaction, Instrumentation, and Aeronomy
Delivery ModeOnline
ApplicationThrough the Jigyasa portal
PurposeTo provide introductory-level training in Space Science and Technology to build human capacity for future Space Science and research
Other Training ProgrammesRemote 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 ISROThe 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.