Space is no longer just a matter of watching celestial events like eclipses or falling stars, now people are also getting excited to work in this field. A recent survey has revealed that 24 percent of the people in India want to work in the space sector. You will be surprised to know that this figure is twice that of America, United Kingdom, South Korea and Australia.
The field of space is no longer limited to scientists, now the general public is also taking interest in it and the middle class present in a large population inside a developing country like India also wants to know about the topics related to space. inmarsat This global survey done by the U.S. states that more than 24% of the people in India are interested in working in the field of space. Inmarsat is a British satellite operator.
Inmarsat who survey According to it, this figure of 24% of those who wish to work in the space sector in the country is double as compared to other developed countries. According to the survey, this figure is 12% in Germany, 12% in China, 10% in America, 5% in UK, 7% in South Korea and 14% in Brazil. The youth of the country is taking special interest in this. Instead of professions like doctors, engineers, today’s youth wants to adopt challenging careers like space sector.
Recently, an agency named In Space has also been formed in view of the increasing interest of the youth of the country in this field. Recently, in the Mann Ki Baat program, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi had talked about this subject. Obviously, the government of the country also now knows that the interest of youth is increasing in space and for this there is a need to create such institutions in the country which can work to advance people interested in space in this field.
This survey conducted by Inmarsat has come to the fore at a time when the competition for satellite broadband in the country has become very strong. Big telecom companies like Bharti Airtel and Jio are now gearing up for space internet services. At the same time, Elon Musk’s Starlink is also waiting for approval from India so that it can start space internet services in the country.
this global report What on Earth is the Value of Space Published with the title of. The survey itself is the largest ever survey in which 20 thousand people from 11 countries have participated, which includes India.