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Source: Business Line

Context: The Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST) has been appointed as the Nodal Centre for the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) ‘Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START)’ programme.

  • This initiative, conceived by ISRO, aims to provide introductory-level online training in various areas of space science research, such as planetary exploration, astronomy, and atmospheric science.

The Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START) is a free, introductory online training program for undergraduate and postgraduate students in India interested in space science and technology.