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GS 3: Science & Technology | Developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

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The ISRO (Department of Space) has planned to set up Space Galleries in various parts of the country.


  • The Space Galleries are expected to disseminate the knowledge about space science and technology amongst the citizens of our country.
  • The Gallery will consist of interactive methods/ models describing the principles of Space science and technology.
  • Space Galleries are planned to be established at Birla Science Centre at Hyderabad, Nehru Science Centre at Mumbai and National Science Centre at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
  • ISRO has taken initiatives to establish space gallery in all the national museums/science centres (under Ministry of Culture) across the country in a phased manner.
  • ISRO is also planning to establish Knowledge centres, mobile exhibitions, competitions amongst students and various talks/ lectures on Space Science/ technology related aspects.
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