Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Indonesian University Space Research Association

Indonesian University Space Research Association

Persatuan Universitas Riset Antariksa di Indonesia

IUSRA is an independent, nonprofit research corporation where the combined efforts of in-house talent and university-based expertise merge to advance space science and technology. 

STRENGTHS & CAPABILITIES Today and Future, IUSRA works across a wide spectrum of disciplines stemming from the range of challenges originally posed by the space program. From biomedicine to astrophysics, from basic research to facility management and operations, IUSRA is helping enable the study of the Universe from ground, airborne, and orbiting observatories, the study of Earth from space-based platforms, the development of advanced technologies for complex spacecraft, the human exploration of space by astronauts, and much more.

The IUSRA business paradigm is to engage the creativity and authoritative expertise of university faculty and their students and deliver to customers sophisticated, forward-looking solutions, on schedule and within budget.

IUSRA objectively focuses on sponsor needs in these key areas:
 * Fundamental Research
 * Engineering & Technology Development
 * Operations & Management
 * Workforce Development

Universities are also a part of IUSRA's governance structure. 500 universities, all major research institutions, provide oversight solely as a public service. All IUSRA activities are conducted without bias or preference.