LifePage Career Talk on Space Technology
By A.S. Kiran Kumar
[Former Chairman in ISRO]
What is Space Technology?
A.S. Kiran Kumar: “Space technology is technology developed by space science or the aerospace industry for use in spaceflight, satellites, or space exploration. Space technology includes spacecraft, satellites, space stations, and support infrastructure, equipment, and procedures.”
How I got into Space Technology?
A.S. Kiran Kumar: “After completing my M Tech in Physical Engineering, in 1975 I joining Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad working on Space borne Electro-optical imaging instruments. I remained at the institution ever since and was the Director of the Electro-optical Systems Group since April 2012 and later served as the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation Jan 2015 to Jan 2018. I represented Indian Space Research Organization at many international forums such as the World Meteorological Organisation and Indo-US Joint Working Group on Civil Space Cooperation and held the Chair of the ISRO Committee on Earth Observation Satellites.”
A.S. Kiran Kumar’s LifePage:
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