ISRO, KARI to Cooperate on Space

South Korea and India have agreed to deepen their cooperation in a wide range of technological areas, including space:

The KARI-ISRO pact outlines future cooperation in space communication, ways to enhance capabilities of remote control probes and promote growth of space-related sciences.

India is one of the top three space technology leaders in Asia. It has sent an unmanned probe to the moon after such countries as China and Japan.

Other fields where cooperative tie-ups can take place are in space navigation and application of long-distance control for probes.

The ministry, however, said that because India is not a member of the international Missile Technology Control Regime, there will be no cooperation in the development of rockets and satellites.

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