Karkala, Oct 03, 2017: “We Indians must be proud of the remarkable achievements by our own inventions in the field of Space. It’s really happy to say that we are the only country to accomplish Mission Mars in the first attempt” said Mr.Guruprasad, Public Relations Executive, ISRO, Bengaluru.
Speaking after inaugurating ISRO Space Exhibition & series of Technical Talk held on Wednesday, 27th September, 2017 organised by the Department of Electronics & Communication, NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte in association with ISRO. Sri.Guruprasad said that the goals can be achieved with the minimum available resource if the planning is strong. Perseverance is very much essential to achieve success. He appreciated the efforts of the management of NMAM Institute of Technology in organising this event.
Dr.Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal of NMAM Institute of Technology in his presidential remarks expressed his concern about the less number of students who are opting Space research as their carrier. High School Students should be given proper guidance about the opportunities in the field of Space research. Programmes like this are rarely organised by institutions. Students from neighbouring schools and colleges should get benefitted out of these kind of programmes’ he added.
Dr.RekhaBhandarkar, HOD of E&C, convener of the programme welcomed the gathering. Dr.KVSSSS Sairam briefed about the two day space exhibition. Mrs. Sunitha Lasrado introduced the Chief Guest. Dr.Ananth A G, Organising Secretary of the exhibition delivered vote of thanks. Student Jane Claudia Mathias compered the programme.
Mr.Ashok Adyanthaya inaugurated the Space Exhibition by cutting the ribbon.
A demonstration of rocket launching was done by Sri Guruprasad from ISRO. Students from neighbouring colleges and sister institutes were present. It was a water rocket built using a coke bottle which was aerodynamically stable and it’s centre of gravity was concentrated at the extreme front.
The exhibition mainly aimed at displaying the journey of ISRO. Display of 10 satellite models made of brass, Video displays and also colour panels showing the journey of ISRO in space were the main attraction.