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Space Ambassadors Forum at Institute of Space Technology

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IST has a legacy of arranging International and National events for creating awareness among the general public related to Space Technology. IST has the heritage of celebrating World Space Week for last 12 years and was ranked first for organizing maximum number of events in Pakistan for year 2016 by International World Space Week Association […]…Read More

India’s Space Diplomacy in 2017: Where Pakistan Is Standing?

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article image The year is 1961 in history, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, became the first human to journey into outer space. A charismatic 35th President of United States – John F. Kennedy has taken oath and announces his goal to initiate a project to put “man on the moon” – Apollo program. Something similarly historic is happening […]…Read More

Pakistan’s First Space Summer School begins at IST

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article image Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad inaugurated the first Space Summer school of Pakistan under the theme of Space Technology Education and Popularization (STEP) on July 17, 2017. IST is hosting about 300 students of more than 75 schools and colleges of Pakistan in this summer school. Space Summer School (SSS) is a week-long, activity […]…Read More

Masters of free form, high precision, abrasive waterjet cutting in space.

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Machines for shaping 3D components in different work planes As a result of material development, new and High-Tech Industries has a changing need for processing advanced 3D geometry parts. Hardened metals, special alloys and combined materials like composites are setting new requirements on material processing technology. The waterjet cutting process is often preferred for high-tech […]…Read More

Open House at Institute of Space Technology

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article image Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad, organized its eighth ‘Open House / Job Fair’ on May 17, 2017. The students of the Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Materials Science and Engineering and Space Science captivated the visitors by displaying their ‘Senior Design Projects’. The event holds special significance for prestigious R&D organizations and industry as it provides […]…Read More

Ahsan for using space sciences for CPEC projects

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has directed the authorities concerned to use space technology for mega projects initiated under the CPEC in order to ensure their planned execution "Accurate research and new technology based solutions are required to monitor mega development projects for their timely completion," Ahsan said while chairing a high-level meeting of officers of the Project Wing at…Read More

5th NASA Space Apps Challenge organised

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad (IST) has organized the fifth NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Pakistan. IST is the proud sponsor and host of this International event and more than 20 teams from all over Pakistan participated in this event. Space Apps Curator Shakeel Shafiq opened the session. The keynote remarks were delivered by the event head Dr. Najam Abbas, Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Head of…Read More

Significance of Space Technology stressed in workshop

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A two-day workshop focusing on importance of space sciences and advanced technologies such as remote sensing was held in Government College University Lahore. The objective of the workshop was to create awareness about space technology and its number of applications in various sectors including meteorology, and exploitation of natural resources through satellite image processing etc. The event was organized by premier body on the subject i.e. Pakistan Space and Upper…Read More