Space Krenovation Park launched for geo-informatics, space technology development


CHONBURI, Nov 29 – Thailand’s Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) has launched a Space Krenovation Park (SKP) at the Thaichote Satellite Control Station in Sriracha district to further develop the country’s geo-informatics and space technology.   

GISTDA director Dr Anond Snidvongs said the opening ceremony of Space Krenovation Park included an agreement signing to forge alliances with Thai and foreign geo-informatics and space technology entrepreneurs.

He said SKP was set up to also support related research, develop innovation, and add value to products in related businesses such as spare parts for space missions, batteries, mapping, high resolution satellite images, as well as developing the potential of geo-informatics and space technology under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The Space Krenovation Park comprises seven main parts including satellite control unit, geo-informatics centre at ASEAN level, giving knowledge to prospective entrepreneurs keen to join the business, and renting space to private sector agencies wishing to do research on product development.