India–Japan Space Ties
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – International Relations
- Bilateral meeting between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was held virtually.
- Both space agencies reviewed cooperation in earth observation, lunar cooperation and satellite navigation.
- They also agreed to explore opportunities for cooperation in space situational awareness and professional exchange programmes.
- Both agencies signed an Implementing Arrangement for collaborative activities on rice crop area and air quality monitoring using satellite data.