The Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization

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  admin@sparrso.gov.bd
  880-2-9141601
  880-2-9122473
Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207 , Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization(Bengali: বাংলাদেশ মহাকাশ গবেষণা ও দূর অনুধাবন), or SPARRSO was established in 1980 by merging SARC and BLP (Bangladesh Landsat Programme).SPARRSO is a multisectoral research and development agency under the Ministry of Defence which is functioning as an autonomous organization. Their vision is to establish effective and peaceful application of Space and Geo-information Technology (GIT) for sustainable development and human safety, security for benefits.

This organization has the ability to operate and maintain satellite ground receiving stations which are including data collection platforms and develop instrumentation facilities. SPARRSO works on various aspects of geo-disciplinary subject areas of RS-GIS technologies and has close relationship with JAXA, NASA and the ESA in environmental and meteorological researches. SPARRSO is also using American and Japanese satellites to monitor the environment and natural hazards in Bangladesh.

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