|Headquarters||Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nogor, Dhaka, Bangladesh|
The Bangladesh Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ মহাকাশ গবেষণা ও দূর অনুধাবন প্রতিষ্ঠান, romanised: Bangladesh mohakash gobeshona o door onudhabon protishthan), or SPARRSO (Bengali: স্পারসো), is a state agency concerned with astronomical research and the application of space technology in Bangladesh. SPARRSO works closely with JAXA, NASA and the ESA in environmental and meteorological research. Using Japanese and American satellites, SPARRSO monitors agro-climatic conditions and water resources in Bangladesh.
Broad Category of SPARRSO Activities
Category 1: Operational Activities towards National Interest
Category 2: Research & Technological Development Activities
Category 3: Activities to Support National Development
Category 4: Nation Building Mile Stone Activities of SPARRSO
Category 5: Human Resource Development on RS & GIS Technology
At present, there are total 17 working divisions in SPARRSO. They are:
Here is the list of total ground stations at SPARRSO:
SPARRSO conducts research works on various aspects of geo-disciplinary subject areas of RS-GIS technologies.
The research items includes technological development on RS-GIS algorithms, with the aim to develop better techniques for geoinformation retrieval along with effective approaches towards fruitful application of such technology.