Space Applications Centre

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Space Applications Centre
SAC logo
Acronym SAC
Established 1972
Headquarters Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Administrator Tapan Misra[1] (Director)
Website SAC website

The Space Applications Centre (SAC)(Hindi:अंतरिक्ष अनुप्रयोग केंद्र) is an institution of research in Ahmedabad under the aegis of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It is one of the major centres of ISRO that is engaged in the research, development and demonstration of applications of space technology in the field of telecommunications, remote sensing, meteorology and satellite navigation (Sat Nav). This includes research and development of on-board systems, ground systems and end user equipment hardware and software.

Some of the achievements of the Space Applications Centre include development of communication and meteorological payloads for INSAT satellites, optical and microwave payloads for IRS satellites. SAC provides its infrastructure to conduct training courses to the students of the Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and The Pacific (CSSTEAP).

SAC has three campuses, two of which are located at Ahmedabad and one at Delhi.


  1. ^ "Tapan Misra is new head of ISRO application centre". India Today. 21 February 2015. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 

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Coordinates: 23°01′30″N 72°31′01″E / 23.025°N 72.517°E / 23.025; 72.517