Mangaluru, Dec 10, 2015 : The successful Mission Mars which is one of India’s greatest achievements in the space science field is a matter of great pride for all Indians, said B R Guruprasad, Public Relations Officer of ISRO.
He was speaking at the inaugural function of a science model exhibition on ’India’s Achievements in Space Science and Technology’ organised at the Mahesh Pre-University College at Kottara Chowki here on December 9, Wednesday.
Continuing, Guruprasad said if several other nations achieved success in such a mission only after initial failures, India could achieve success in its very first attempt. This was possible due to the ceaseless efforts and organised work of the ISRO scientists,he added.
"India’s younger generation has ample scope and opportunities in the space science field, he said and exhorted youngsters to pursue science with passion.
Earlier, inaugurating the programme. Dr K.V. Rao, Director of Regional Science Centre of Pilikula Nisargadhama said the entire world is stunned by India’s efforts and achievements in space science sector and attributed the success to ISRO. He also stated that the government was now contemplating to start a new course in Aero Space Communication.
Sujith Kumar, Trustee of Mahesh PU College presided over the function. Walter D’Mello, Deputy Director of Public Instructions, was present as a chief guest.
Dr Ajith D’Souza, Principal of Mahesh PU College, welcomed the gathering. Suresh, Area Head (Davangere, Chitradurga) of MT Education Limited proposed the vote of thanks.
’Rocket experiment,’ rocket and satellite models, hanging panels, 3-D models based on ’Saakaar’ Android App’ which were exhibited on the occasion fascinated the students.