Kerala to set up nation’s first Space Systems Park

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  1. The Kerala government will set up the country’s first Space Systems Park at the upcoming Knowledge City in Thiruvananthapuram, kerala.The project will be implemented by the State Government’s Electronics and IT Department.
  2. The facility will seek to attract global start-ups working in the space sector and also make it as a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, research and development.
  3. The Space Park will also house Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Knowledge Centre and Space Museum being developed by the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) as a memorial to the former President and top space scientist.
  4. Further,other major centres of ISRO located in the city will help create a robust ecosystem for space technology applications and research.
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