Cabinet apprised of MoU between ISRO, Canadian space agency

The union cabinet on Wednesday was briefed about the MoU between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on cooperation in outer space, an official statement said.

IANS| Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016, 00:21 AM IST

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday was briefed about the MoU between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on cooperation in outer space, an official statement said.

"The union cabinet was apprised of the MoU between Department of Space, ISRO and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on cooperation in the field of outer space," a cabinet communique said.

The MoU, signed in Ottawa on April 15, 2015, would lead to establishment of joint team, drawing members from ISRO and CSA, which will further work out the plan of action including examination and defining cooperative projects and the time-frame.

This will also provide opportunities for diverse research in the field of peaceful uses of space technologies.