Space Science Centre
Space Science Centre (ANGKASA) (formerly known as Institute of Space Science) was established on August 1, 2003. On December 2, 2013, ANGKASA has become one of the entity under the Institute of Climate Change (IPI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
ANGKASA was founded as a multidisciplinary research institute conducting teaching at postgraduate level and research in the field of;
– Space Science: Astronomy, astrophysics, astrobiology, space chemistry, geology and meteorology of the planet
– Space Technology: Design and installation of systems for communication, control and drive for rocket and spacecraft
– Space Technology Applications: Covering meteorologists field, environmental management, disaster management and land use
– Space Governance: Space law and international relations associated with the exploration and use of space
- To conduct multi-disciplinary research with national and international collaboration.
- To develop key resources and infrastructure for research, services and training.
- To develop human resources in the areas of space and aerospace-related fields through graduate program, professional training, research program and outreach activities.
- To develop space technology and aerospace capabilities through research and development activities in the field of space science and engineering.
- To develop methods and approaches to the use of space data in the application of space science and technology
- To carry out activities to promote awareness of the importance of space and aerospace industries in order to develop the nation.
- To take the role of supporting the country’s space and aerospace program.