Solar power is the future of power generation and harnessing it on the earth is not an easy task. This spurred scientists and researchers around the world to develop a revolutionary idea of setting up solar power stations in the earth’s orbit to harness this abundant source of energy.
When one thinks of the space industry, rocket launches and satellite deployment are the first to come to mind. However, there is much more to it, from propulsions systems to research and development. Arun R, senior research fellow at Bellatrix Aerospace Pvt. Ltd., spoke about the space industry and its economy.