Bhubaneswar:8/12/17;Mr. Jack David Fischer, NASA Astronaut and Colonel of United States Air Force delivered the14th lecture on “Borderless Universe” under the Odisha Knowledge Hub Lecture Series. He shared his experiences of more than135 days of stay in the International Space Station alongwith his teammates. The talk was highly illuminating and inspiring.
Hon’ble Minister, School & Mass Education, Science & Technology, Shri Badri Narayan Patra, Hon’ble Minister, Electronics & Information Technology, Sports & Youth Services, Shri Chandra Sarathi Behera, Chief Secretary, Development Commissioner, Additional Chief Secretaries, Secretaries, Students and Faculties of Academic and Research Institutions– IIT, IMMT, Institute of Physics, NISER, Bhubaneswar, Utkal University & VSSUT, Burla attended the lecture and interacted with the speaker. The lecture was shared with 30 Districts Headquarters through Video conferencing to enable participation of the student community and their interaction with the Guest Speaker.
The Young Innovator Mr. Jaswasi Jaswant Sahu, a student of VSSUT, Burla demonstrated the video clip of the successful launching and recovery of 1 kilometer apogee sounding rocket, which was appreciated by the Guest Speaker as well as the audience present.