Institute of Space Technology, also known as IST, needs no introduction when you think about Space Technology. IST hold many many achievements in the space of Space Technology.Institute of Space Technology (IST) space program aims at designing, building, launching and successfully operating the Pico-Satellite standard CubeSat. The program is led by Communication Systems Engineering (CSE) Department with support from Aeronautics & Astronautics as well as Materials Department. As a Space technology institute and research center, one of the objectives of IST is to design and develop miniature satellites for technology evaluation and in-orbit demonstration and to provide students with hands-on experience in space technologies, to meet the work force requirement for the national space program. Institute of Space Technology is the first academic institution of Pakistan to initiate the small satellite development program.
The institute aims at providing outstanding quality education to diverse groups of national and international students.
Academic programs focus on rigorous scientific and theoretical foundations to create professionals with thorough understanding of the fundamental and a capability of applying this knowledge for research, analysis and design.
Away from congestion, noise and pollution of the city, at 20 minutes drive from Islamabad and Rawalpindi, having multiple access through Islamabad Highway and GT Road, IST is located in the Capital Territory of Pakistan. This advantageous location offers round the clock accessibility through public and private transportation.
Spanning over 577 kanals of picturesque expanse of greenery adjacent to DHA, the campus features wide lawns, ample parking spaces and playgrounds. This tranquil environment makes it ideal for situating a seat of higher learning and research.
Participate in Space Apps Challenge 2015 this year at IST and bring your inner passion out for space!
The following projects were worked on at Islamabad: