A bunch of Odisha students had an experience of a lifetime when they had a chance to visit and understand about operations of the Space Applications Center of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad.
The visit, which ended this week on Sunday, was planned to motivate the students chosen through Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) system, was composed by Tata Steel in a joint effort with Pathani Samant Planetarium, Bhubaneswar.
The voyage through the 40-part group, 20 students including 5 young ladies each joined by his/her guide educator, to ISRO Space Applications Center (SAC) gave an uncommon chance to the students to find out about different parts of operations of ISRO, a Tata Steel discharge said.
SAC is in charge of improvement, acknowledgment and capability of correspondence, route, earth perception and planetary payloads and related information preparing and ground frameworks in the regions of interchanges, television, remote detecting and calamity checking/alleviation.
Tapan Misra, a prestigious space researcher and the Director of ISRO Space Applications Center complimented Tata Steel and Pathani Samanta Planetarium for arranging the visit and imparted his experience to the students while interfacing with them at the organization.
The students, who returned here yesterday, went to different labs and focuses inside the grounds and watched making of genuine satellites to be propelled in not so distant future. The researchers accountable for these research centers clarified the better points of interest of the exploration work they are locked in which left the students hypnotized.
The visit, which was hailed off by Odisha Chief Secretary on May 8 was truly improving as the group additionally had the benefit of going to Gujarat Science City in Ahemdabad. The group was driven by Dr Subhendu Pattnaik, Deputy Director of Pathani Samant Planetarium.
These bright young talented 20 students, from class 8th to 10th, were chosen through a challenge from among around 800 members.