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UK Seeks Stronger Partnership In Space Technology With India 47

tanujt writes "David Willett, British minister for Universities and Sciences has called for a stronger partnership between Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and UK's space program. As of now, Willetts invited ISRO to partner the UK in its TechDemoSat program. TechDemoSat is an industry-led technology demonstration satellite which aims to provide a low-Earth-orbit test bed to help demonstrate the technical maturity and commercial viability of innovative new space technology. TK Alex, director of ISRO Satellite Centre, invited the UK to partner India in training space scientists through academic exchanges between the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing and leading UK universities. This follows US President Obama's recent visit to India, wherein he signaled ending the ban on high-end technology exports and removal of Indian organizations, including ISRO and Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO), from the Entity List."
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UK Seeks Stronger Partnership In Space Technology With India

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  • by MrNemesis ( 587188 ) on Thursday November 18, 2010 @11:41AM (#34268462) Homepage Journal

    And It sure and hell beats a 'Blade Runner' type of World.

    Britain is already a Blade Runner world! It's perpetually raining, the colonies went to war with us because they didn't want us interfering, the workforce is run by corporate oligarchs who have their brains programmed to only think and know certain things and undercover police go around "retiring" Brazilian electricians.

    Disclaimer for all about to mod me as troll: I'm British, and an ex girlfriend is an (ex) space scientist; she shifted careers a year ago due to manufacture in europe being too expensive for most prospective clients. This is just a move to get what little remains of our manufacturing exported overseas. Mod me -1 cynical instead.

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