As per industry sources, India and Israel is planning to expand space relations, in the backdrop of reforms in the sector announced by the government, in addition to ongoing cooperation.

To this end, the Ambassador of Israel called on Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Secretary in the Department of Space headquarters.

Meanwhile, ISRO is in discussions with Israel Space Agency (ISA) to enhance cooperation and identify potential opportunities to work together.

Earlier, ISRO and ISA had reviewed the progress of the ongoing activities including cooperation in electric propulsion system (EPS) for small satellites and GEO-LEO (geosynchronous earth orbit-low earth orbit) optical link.

Besides, the two agencies had also discussed potential opportunities of working together in future including launch of Israeli satellites in Indian launcher.