Survey of India and Space Applications Centre Sign MoU to Bolster EO Capabilities

08 January 2024
GeoSpatial World

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The Survey of India (SOI) and Satellite Application Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their collaboration in earth observation and spatial data infrastructure.

SAC is currently developing a Space Borne Synthetic Aperture radar (SAR) mission in collaboration with NASA, which will share crucial crustal deformation data with SOI’s network of continuously operating reference system (CORS) stations.

This move is seen as a significant step towards leveraging their respective capabilities in the operation and maintenance of the National Infrastructure for Earth observation.