SUPRACO invites Pakistani researchers to conduct experiments on China Space Station

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ISLAMABAD, April 7 : Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) in collaboration with China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) have invited Pakistani researchers to propose and conduct experiments on China Space Station (CSS).

Gwadar Pro quoting an official statement stated on Wednesday that students or researchers can submit concept papers to conduct research in space science and technology on board CSS in areas including space life science and biotechnology, microgravity fluid physics and combustion, space material sciences, space physics and environment, earth sciences, fundamental physics and space utilisation novel technology.

The interested candidates can submit a preliminary concept paper on Space Technology Testing or Space Science Experiment, as per format available on the website.

The statement said that in Phase-I, a Science Advisory Panel shall evaluate the papers and selected candidates will be required to further their research and submit detailed project proposal while in Phase-II, the selected project proposals will be shared with China Space Utilization (CSU) and finally selected projects will be conducted in China Space Station.

Advisory Panels in respective fields are being formulated to qualitatively evaluate the concept papers and project proposals.

In this regard, suitable faculty member(s), preferable PhD and experts in any of the above fields may be nominated.

The last date for submission of the concept papers will be announced later, the source added.