Space Science & Astronomy

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

The department offers the following four academic programs:

  • B.Tech. in Space Science & Astronomy
  • M.Sc. in Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • M.Tech. in Space Science & Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Space Science & Engineering

Note: The department presently offers only the M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Space Science & Engineering. Other programs will be introduced in the near future.

M.Tech. Program:

We offer M. Tech. the following specializations:

  • Planetary Science & Technology*
  • Radio Astronomy*
  • Space and Astronomical Instrumentation
  • Spacecraft design
  • Planetary Cartography and Mission Data Management

*Only the first two streams will be offered during the academic year 2022-2023. The  remaining will be introduced later.