Curious Astros at Work!
by Student Reporters Arnav Jhadhav & Krrish Vasan – IX E
A science exhibition was organized by the SIES High School. Over 114 boys from Don Bosco High School, Matunga witnessed this large exhibition with history about ISRO and celebrated India’s home-grown Space Program. Interesting facts were presented on how the first India’s first satellite – Apple was transported on a block cart to the launch site in 1981.
The exhibition had charts and displays on Chandrayaan 2 lunar mission. The mission was approved on 18th Sept, 2008 by India’s then Prime Minister – Dr. Manmohan Singh. The launch of Chandrayaan 2 took place on 22nd July 2019 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. There were displays on the lander – Vikram named after the father of India’s space program – Vikram Sarabhai. Rockets used for the GSLV launches were also displayed.
There were charts and information provided about man’s conquest of the space – The first man who landed on the moon on 16th July, 1969 – Neil Armstrong. The exhibition opened our eyes just the way the conquest of space opened the minds of the human race.