S.Somanath, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), unveiled the PARK’: The Space Tech Park, India’s first virtual space technology museum, as part of the AzadikaAmrit Mahotsav celebrations commemorating India’s 75th anniversary of independence.

Highlights

  • SPARK is the first 3D (three-dimension) virtual space tech park ever created by ISRO.
  • Users can access the beta version of the application at https://spacepark.isro.gov.in/or on the ISRO website.

About The Space Park: SPARK

  • The platform’s beta version offers a virtual tour of SPARK and visitors can virtually board the Space on Wheels bus to take the tour.
  • It has a museum, a theatre, an observatory, a garden with life-size rockets, a lakeside cafe area, a children’s play area, as well as several other interactions.
  • With choices to zoom in and out for a 360° immersive experience, it offers the ability to access or exit the facility, which is located inside the maine museum structure.
  • Visitors can explore various exhibits on ISRO’s achievements, satellites, and launch vehicles inside the virtual facility, which is located inside the main museum structure.
  • Visitors can also view the documents of all the top scientists who contributed to ISRO’s success story. A movie highlighting ISRO’s missions will be screened in the theatre.
  • A solar system park displays the sizes of the planets, from Mercury to Neptune, as well as the Earth’s Moon.
  • This platform will be upgraded to include more “non-sensitive” digital content for use by various stakeholders.

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