Excursion at Russian Space Centre
“As a part of the Global Astronomy Month (GAM 2019), students of class IX, KR Mangalam World School, Gurugram assembled at the Russian Space Center located at New Delhi to commemorate milestones in space exploration, named after Yuri Gagarin, the first human to launch into space on April 12, 1961.
On this occasion, a workshop was organized by SPACE INDIA where delegates from various space oriented organizations were invited. The chief guests present were Dr N. Ratnashree (Director, Nehru Planetarium), Mr Sachin Bahmba (CMD, SPACE Group), Dr M.S. Prasad (Director, Amity Institute of Space Sciences Technology), Professor Lalit Aggarwal (Vice President, Management Education & Research Institute, MERI), Mr S. K. Srivastava (Scientist G, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO), Mr Sanjay Rathee ( Founder Space Development Nexus), Mr Imtiaz Ali Khan (Scientist ISRO) and Dr Srikant K Panigrahi (Director General, Indian Institute of Sustainable Development).
It was indeed an enriching experience for the students to be a part of this event.