EVOLUTION OF ROCKETS, FUTURE OF NUCLEAR FUEL IN SPACE SCIENCES
A conversation about future of astronomy and Space Sciences
Sr Vice President, Sky root aerospace
An engineer and scientist at ISRO (Indain Space Research Organisation) who has contributed to the development of India's satellite and launch vehicle program.
An accomplished astrophysicist and science popularized at TIFR(Tata institute of fundamental research). His research focuses on high-energy astrophysics and he has writeen several books and articles for general public.
Prof. Sarita Vig
A faculty member at the IIST in Thiruvananthapuram, India. She is a professor in the Avionics Department and her research focuses on microwave remote sensing, specifically the development of techniques for analyzing radar data to study the Earth's surface and atmosphere
Former Director of (BARC)
Dr. B S Sahayanathan
During his tenure as the Director, Dr. Sahayanathan played a key role in the development of the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) and the Compact High Temperature Reactor (CHTR).
Reported on several important space missions, including India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar mission in 2008 and the Mars Orbiter Mission in 2014. He has also covered international space missions such as NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers and the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn.
The Cosmic Fest is a flagship initiative by The Sky Explorers creating awareness about Astronomy & Space Sciences across different geographies. It is conducted to celebrate International Astronomy Day (celebrated on 29th April and 22nd September 2023 globally this year) and World Space Week (celebrated from 4th-10th October annually).
For the April 2023 Cosmic Fest we are hosting rocket-making workshops, rocket launching competitions, cosmic conversations, and more on 29th April at Nehru Science Center in Mumbai.