Indo-Pacific: Indo-Pacific Space Associations Join Forces to Explore New Opportunities

Indian Space Association (ISpA), the industry organization for space companies, on Friday announced the creation of a working group of industry entrepreneurs from around the world in partnership with IIT Madras and the US Consulate in Chennai. The working group called Association of Space Entrepreneurs in Indo-Pacific (ASEIP), according to ISpA, was an attempt to promote international cooperation and innovation in scientific research in the space technology sector.

It will include one of the leading associations IndiaUSA, Japan and Australia, where ISpA will be a founding member representing India.

“The formation of ASEIP should broaden the scope of international space activities, open up dialogue on issues faced by stakeholders, explore opportunities and models for cooperation, and synthesize the way forward for all collectively and serve as a unified voice for the organization of international space. collaboration,” said ISpA Wg Cdr Director Satyam Kushwaha (ret.).

“ASEIP will be responsible for bringing together stakeholders and associations in the space technology sector to mentor and support new industry players internationally,” ISpA said in a statement.

He will also explore ways to optimize business opportunities and act as an international public policy lobbyist in India, the US and the Indo-Pacific.

This decision is the result of discussions among experts in the field from many countries in the Indo-Pacific region, culminating in Space Technology Conclave organized by ISpA, IIT Madras and US Consulate General in Chennai.

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“As we are witnessing the private space industry revolution around the world with more and more startups emerging in the space technology sector, now is the perfect time to come face to face with the space startup network and other private players as well as their respective government politicians. with their international counterparts in India, the US and the Indo-Pacific region,” Kushwaha said.

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