Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), is being celebrated to commemorate 75 years of Independence from 15th August 2022 to 15th August 2023. As a part of this activity, NESAC has organized an open webinar on ‘Commercialization of PSLV and Launching of Foreign Satellites’ on 29th May, 2023. The talk was delivered by Dr A. Arunachalam, Director (Technology and Strategy), NSIL. The talk provided valuable insights and experiences in the domain of launch vehicle building, operations, satellite building, services and potential commercial activities. The event attracted a total of 75 enthusiastic participants from diverse backgrounds.
The webinar provided a unique opportunity for the space enthusiasts to know the emerging trends, challenges and opportunities in the realm of space exploration.
During the session, Dr A Arunachalam provided a comprehensive overview of the PSLV and its journey from a government-led initiative to a commercially viable space lunch system. He highlighted the significance of PSLV’s capabilities, its track record of successful missions, the growing demand for satellite launches in the global market, and the successful launches of foreign satellites.
Dr A Arunachalam’s expertise and vision on commercialization of PSLV left the audience inspired and hopeful for a brighter future, where India continues to play a prominent role in the global space industry.