India’s 1st observatory to monitor space activity in Uttarakhand.

A space industry start-up named Digantara will build India’s 1st commercial space situational awareness observatory in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal region, which will track objects as small as 10 cm in size orbiting the planet.

  • India’s 1st commercial space situational awareness observatory, to track objects as small as 10 cm in size orbiting the Earth, will be set up by space sector start-up Digantara in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal region.
  • The Space Situational Awareness (SSA) observatory will help India track any activity in space, including space debris & military satellites hovering over the region.
  • The United States (US) is a major player in space debris monitoring with observatories at multiple locations and commercial companies providing additional input from around the world.

Qns : Where is India’s 1st observatory to monitor space activity?

Ans : India’s 1st commercial space situational awareness observatory, to track objects as small as 10 cm in size orbiting the Earth, will be set up by space sector start-up Digantara in Uttarakhand’s Garhwal region.

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