About SAC


Space Applications Centre (SAC) is a major research and development centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Located at Ahmedabad, SAC is spread across two campuses having multi-disciplinary activities. The core competence of the centre lies in development of space borne and air borne instruments or payloads and their applications for national development and societal benefits. The centre designs and develops the optical and microwave sensors for the satellites, signal and image processing software, GIS software and many applications for Earth Observation (EO) programme of ISRO. These applications are in diverse areas of Geosciences, Agriculture, Environment and Climate Change, Physical Oceanography, Biological Oceanography, Atmosphere, Cryosphere, Hydrosphere etc. SAC has active collaborations with industry, academia, national and international institutes for research and development. The centre also has state-of-the-art in-house and mobile exhibitions to propagate space technology and its applications amongst students and public.