SPACE Annual Meet 2016 on January 21, 2017


The 3rd SPACE Annual Meet, the annual felicitation ceremony to recognize SPACE Achievers of the year 2016 is scheduled for January 21, 2017 at New Delhi.

Chief Guest
Dr Paul A Rosen,
Project Scientist,
NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR),
NASA-JPL

Guest of Honour
Ms Meenakshi Lekhi,
Member of Parliament (MP)
New Delhi Constituency, Lok Sabha

Keynote Speaker
Dr Andrea Robles Olson,
Science Officer-
Economics, Environment, Science and Technology (EEST),
Embassy of the United States-New Delhi

Highlights of the Meet:

1- Felicitation of 2 Provisional Discoverers for Numbered Asteroid
under All lndia Asteroid Search Campaign 2010, recognized by
International Astronomical Union (IAU). The Asteroid Discovery is now eligible for naming.

2- ‘SPACE Achiever Speaks’
4 school students at a tender age of 16 groomed with the help of SPACE India, have excelled in the field of Science & Technology.

i) Aryan Mishra, one of the SPACE Asteroid Discoverer
ii) Yashraj Bhardwaj & Yuvraj Bhardwaj, Entrepreneurs, winners of Karamveer Chakra Award, having national & international 22 projects and 7 patents
iii) Ronaldo Laishram, one of the SPACE Asteroid Discoverer awarded by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and intern at Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation​.​

The Meet will also have the felicitation of the following achievements:

3- Provisional and Preliminary Discoverers of All India Asteroid Search Campaign (AIASC) 2016 organized by SPACE India, in association with International Asteroid Search Campaign (IASC), conducted by Hardin Simmons University, USA.

4- Global winners under different categories of United Nations declared – World Space Week 2016.

​5- International Achievers of Global Astronomy Month (GAM) in association with an international organisation, Astronomers Without Borders (AWB).

​6- SPACE Astro Podcast Contest 2016 all India level winners.
The Annual Meet will also have the presence of various industry experts, educationists, students and science professionals and enthusiasts to share their thoughts and expectations.

Students will be encouraged with words of inspiration by Mr Sachin Bahmba-Chairman & Managing Director, SPACE Group and they will have the experience a spirited exchange of ideas and opinions among the scientific community.

*Entry by invitation only.

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