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UNNATI programme of ISRO launched

  • 18/01/2019

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s capacity-building programme on nanosatellite development, UNNATI

Launched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations conference on the exploration and peaceful uses of outer space (UNISPACE 50), it aims to provide opportunities to developing countries to become stronger in assembling, integrating and testing nanosatellites, said a press release.

The UNNATI programme will be conducted for three years by the U.R. Rao Satellite Centre of ISRO in three batches. It will benefit officials of 45 countries. The first batch, which started on January 17, has 30 delegates from 17 countries participating.


  • To offer a simplified and increased exposure to satellite fabrication technologies, as part of the UNISPACE initiative.
  • To provide theoretical course on satellite technology.
  • To provide hands-on training to assemble, integrate and test a low cost, modular nano satellite.