Sunday, February 10, 2019

ISRO to organize space exhibition on Feb 15th


PUNE: Suresh Naik, Ex-Group Director ISRO, a well known senior space scientist from Pune, along with Suhas Punekar, MD ‘Punekar Educational Initiaves’ have organised a exhibition on Space from February 15 to 17.

Naik and Punekar announced about exhibition in a press conference here. They aim to give a huge thrust to Space technology education, a subject which is fast catching the imagination of the students across the country.

As part of this initiative, a highly popular and educative space exhibition by the world-renowned premier organisation of the country, ISRO is being organised in Pune on February 15, 16 and 17, 2019. Punekar revealed the details this exhibition. Co organiser for it is the prestigious College Of Engineering Pune (COEP) whose students, to their credit, have the distinction of making the student-satellite ‘Swayam’ which was launched by ISRO.

Highlights of ISRO Space Exhibition include a set of posters related to ISRO satellites and their applications, Chandrayaan/ Mars mission; scaled down models of ISRO rockets, satellites; a working model showing satellites orbiting around earth; video documentaries show on mars mission and Chandrayaan mission; how to join ISRO – IIST. Also ISRO’s Geo portal-BHUVAN website will be demonstrated during the exhibition, said Naik.


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