Chandrayyan-1, The ISRO Moon-craft @Bangalore…

Creative Bangaloreans at the best….when the competition conducted by has enthused the students to use their talents and imagination in designing and devising a spacecraft towards journey to Moon via the first Indian mooncraft – Chandrayaan-1.. Special mention of a Amarah Ahmed from Malleshwaram at her age of 15….

The Indian Space Research Organization plans to send a spacecraft — the Chandrayaan-1 — to the moon in 2008. This would be India’s first unmanned scientific mission to the moon. Obviously a nice time to trigger the creative minds via designing the spacecraft…

This contest produced hundreds of entries of which the best were sent to Bangalore to be judged by Dr G Madhavan Nair, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organization. He selected the seven top entries after special deliberations. The first four winners were elated with the honor of being invited to receive their prizes from Dr Nair followed by a tour of ISRO and high a tea.

First prize: Uday Kumar, 34, an NIT-Raipur-trained architect, who designs apartment buildings and IT buildings in Trivandrum .

Second prize: Animesh Behera, 23, an IIT-Bombay electrical engineering graduate, who works for Texas Instruments, Bangalore .

Third prize: Amarah Ahmed, 15, a student of B P Indian Public School, Malleshwaram, Bangalore, who is studying for her ICSE exams.

Fourth prize: Kaushik Parmar, 23, a fourth year IIT-Bombay student, studying aerospace engineering .

These winners received Rs. 10,000 in Rediff shopping vouchers.. Congratulations folks…..

1 Comment so far

  1. kumar (unregistered) on March 1st, 2007 @ 5:50 pm

    The Chandrayaan-1 is a total waste of resources. Why can’t our scientists be more practical and discover solutions for the problems India faces?

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