An unparalleled educational journey unfolded as SPACE India, in collaboration with Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, New Delhi, orchestrated a captivating interaction with Mr. N. Raghu Meetei, Deputy Director, Directorate of Technology Development and Innovation (DTDI), ISRO. SPACE India has been collaborating with Bal Bharati Public School for a decade. The event, named EduOdyssey, showcased an enlightening fusion of knowledge and curiosity, leaving an indelible mark on the participants.
The focal point of the event was the recent endeavour by ISRO, Chandrayaan-3, which served as a catalyst for EduOdyssey. Students perceived in-depth information about Chandrayaan 3, Vikram Lander’s capability, engine automation of soft landing, and engineering modifications made from Chandrayaan 2 failure.
Mr. N. Raghu Meetei graced the event with his distinguished presence. A dynamic Fireside Chat ensued between Dr. Sachin Bahmba, CMD of SPACE India. This interactive session served as a platform for students to pose insightful questions, thereby fortifying the event's overarching goal of nurturing a fervour for science, space exploration, and cutting-edge technology among the youth.
We take immense pride in Mr. Raghu Meetei's esteemed presence at the school event. His remarkable accomplishments and unwavering commitment to the field of space science align seamlessly with our mission of fostering innovation and holistic learning. We firmly believe that Mr. Meetei's involvement will ignite a spark within the learners, motivating them to unleash their full potential and strive for excellence in every facet of their lives," stated Mr. Shivam Gupta, Managing Director of SPACE India.
Beyond the discourse on Chandrayaan-3, the event also provided a glimpse into ISRO's ambitious future ventures in space exploration. Participants were offered a sneak preview of upcoming missions, including Aditya-L1, designed to unravel the mysteries of the Sun, and Gaganyaan, India's pioneering human spaceflight mission. The evening culminated with a captivating Astronomy showcase by SPACE India, leaving attendees awestruck.
"I was truly captivated by the zeal exhibited by the students. Their vibrant energy was palpable as they quenched their curiosity through engaging questions during the Q & A segment. The space sector beckons with equitable opportunities for all, irrespective of one's academic background," shared Mr. N. Raghu Meetei, Deputy Director, DTDI at ISRO.
The collaborative efforts of SPACE India and Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura resonated profoundly, imparting an enduring enthusiasm for space exploration and knowledge dissemination. EduOdyssey stands as a testament to the power of education and collaboration, leaving an indelible impact on the minds of the students who are the torchbearers of tomorrow.