Sixth Space Summer School opens at IST

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022

Islamabad: The week-long 6th Space Summer School (SSS) continues successfully on the second day at the Institute of Space Technology (IST) with participation of a number of students from across the country exploring space science, technology and its applications.

The Space Summer School, being arranged by the National Centre of GIS and Space Applications (NCGSA), commenced.

NCGSA Chairman, Dr. Najam Abbas Naqvi was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of the space summer school organized by the Space Education Research Lab, the partner lab of NCGSA, which would continue till July 29. The SSS is a specialized annual programme designed specifically to engage and consequently spark an interest in the young generation towards the rapidly growing and promising field of space science, technology and its applications.

Since its inception in 2017, SSS has engaged more than 1,000 students from different parts of Pakistan, familiarizing and equipping the young space enthusiasts with the latest trends, technologies and research breakthroughs in the space sector and enlightening them with the applications of space technology directly contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

SSS 2022 encapsulates a vast spectrum of space knowledge focusing the regional and global perspective under 6 exploration tracks.