Northern Sky Research

Prateep Basu

Analyst, NSR India

Based in Bangalore, the silicon-valley as well as the space city of India, Mr. Basu joined NSR as an analyst in 2014. He has authored first edition of NSR’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems study and has been a co-author of the fifth edition of Satellite Manufacturing & Launch Services report. His area of expertise and interest include launcher and satellite manufacturing, UAVs, Earth Observation, and Fixed Satellite Services markets.

Mr. Basu comes to NSR after completing a ‘Masters in Science’ from the International Space University, Strasbourg in the area of ‘Space Studies’. Prior to attending ISU, Mr. Basu had a 2-year term with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) as an engineer at the spaceport of Sriharikota, where he worked on six launch missions of the PSLV, and as a system engineer for the GLSV MK-III project. He has also worked closely with ISRO as an intern in the areas of launch vehicle engineering and business development at various centers across India, like the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Liquid Propulsion System Centre (LPSC), and the commercial wing of ISRO, Antrix, while pursuing his ‘Bachelors in Technology’ in the field of ‘Aerospace engineering’ from the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum.

Mr. Basu has collaborated with research labs in India and abroad in varying capacity, and has published his works in international journals and at conferences on subjects ranging from computational fluid mechanics to space policy and climate change. He holds international certifications in the field of Supply chain management and project management, and has been a speaker at various industry organized user meets.