DSA is a tri-service entity within the Indian Armed Forces responsible for managing space welfare operations and the nation’s satellite intelligence assets.
The MoU was signed by Commodore Vikrant Hattangady from DSA and Prof S Shanthakumar from GNLU.
It outlined the creation of a Centre of Excellence in Space Law, training programmes for armed forces officers, and consultancy to the Defence Space Agency related to space law. Prof Shanthakumar, the GNLU director, said the collaboration will be groundbreaking in the emerging field of space law in the Indian context.
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