India and US Science Body launched Space Solar Power Initiative

Jun 11, 2013 17:18 IST

India and a top US science body in Month of June 2013 have forged an international organisation to develop space solar power.

The new solar power developed is an initiative that has that possibly can solve the humanity’s energy needs and greatly extenuating climate change.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Both the Country will give a direction and impetus to this movement to realise space solar power and its enabling technologies through international collaboration that can help rebuild our environmentally vulnerable planet.

The eminent scientist of India Abdul Kalam and Executive Committee Chairman of the National Space Society of US, Mark Hopkins announced to have a clear plan of action to market the idea of a livable planet Earth through space solar power to G8 or G20 nations within a year.

Both the countries are set to start team building and mission structuring phase with core members from nations who are contributing to the dream of harvesting energy from space, including the US, India, Japan, and UK.

In his Address to the 2013 National Space Society’s International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2013) Mark Hopkins asserted to include specific mechanisms such as the Global Space Knowledge Platform, the International Virtual Laboratory, and the International Advisory Committee that Abdul Kalam has elaborated through discussion papers.

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