Supported Areas of Research

  1. Research proposals are Supported by ISRO in the areas of relevance to the space programme. Some of the broad areas  are mentioned below:

  • Space Science : Physics of the ionosphere and magnetosphere; meteorology, dynamics of the atmosphere; geophysics, geology; astronomy; cosmology; astrophysics; planetary  and interplanetary space physics and climatology.
  • Space technology : Rocket and satellite technology; propulsion systems design and optimization; aerodynamics and heat transfer problems related to space vehicles; guidance and control systems for launch vehicles and spacecraft; polymer chemistry, propellant technology; ultra-light-weight structure; satellite energy systems; space electronics, Space communication systems; orbital mechanics, computer sciences and new material development.
  • Space Application : Remote sensing of the earth’s resources: space communication; satellite geodesy image processing, satellite meteorology including weather forecasting, Space Education and Ecology.
    1. A Document of Research areas for soliciting proposals from Acdemica under RESPOND programme of ISRO can be downloaded-  Download

For research areas supported by NRSC,

Visit www.nrsc.gov.in/Collaborative_Research

For research areas supported by LPSC, 

Visit http://www.lpsc.gov.in/researchareas.html

For research areas supported by SAC,

Visit http://www.sac.gov.in/respond