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Narendra Modi, Belgian PM remote activate telescope in India

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Belgium, Mr. Charles Michel, during the Remote Technical Activation of India-Belgium Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) Telescope, in Brussels, Belgium on March 30, 2016.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Belgium, Mr. Charles Michel, during the Remote Technical Activation of India-Belgium Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) Telescope, in Brussels, Belgium on March 30, 2016.

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Brussels , 30 Mar 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel here on Wednesday jointly remote activated Asia's largest optical telescope, ARIES, located in India.“ARIES project is not just a government-to-government initiative,” Modi said after the activation.“It is a win-win collaboration between private sectors as well,” he said.He said that even the sky was not the limit for the project.Located at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) at Devasthal near Nainital, it is a 3.6-metre telescope .India has collaborated with a Belgian company called AMOS to produce this infrared steerable optical telescope which is the first of its kind in the whole of Asia. 

 

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