India, Saudi Arabia to Boost Space Ties

As long as we’re on the topic, here’s a brief report from PTI on Saudi Arabian outreach to the world on space:

A delegation of scientists from Saudi Arabia are set to visit India to ink an agreement with space agency ISRO for boosting cooperation that will help the country develop an indigenous space programme.

The Saudi delegation, comprising of the country’s leading scientists will visit the India Space Research Organisation later this month.

The agreement to boost cooperation in space science is in line with a MoU signed between the two countries’ space agencies during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Riyadh earlier this year.

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