Space Science & Astronomy

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

The Department is devoted to research and teaching in all branches of Space Sciences, in particular

  • Observational Astronomy
  • Galactic and extragalactic Astronomy
  • Planetary Science and Technology
  • Space and Astronomical Instrumentation
  • Space Missions

The department provides a conducive atmosphere for cutting edge research in these fields. This is augmented by strong Interdisciplinary collaboration with other science and engineering departments at IIT Kanpur, while involving students in major space and astronomical research projects.