Third Graduate Course on Global Navigation Satellite Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

From 1 August 2019 to 30 April 2020, the third Postgraduate Course on Global Navitation Satellite System (GNSS) will take place at the Space Applications Centre (SAC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation in Dehradun, India.

The programme, among others courses, is organised by the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP). It is based on the premise to facilitate sustainable resource management in developing countries.





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01/08/2019 to 30/04/2020

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 15/04/2019


Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Govt. of India

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Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)


United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Space Applications Centre (SAC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)


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Publishing Date: 

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Publishing Date: 

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Publishing Date: 

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Publishing Date: 

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