Mysuru: A class 10 student, M Bharateshwar from the city's Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has secured a training under the Young Scientist Programme 'Yuvika - 2019' organised by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Bharateshwar was one among the 111 students from all over the country, who had bagged an opportunity to undergo a training session from May 13 to 25 in four ISRO centres. The selected students were also given a three-day-training in the Satish Dhawan Space Centre located at Sriharikota of Andhra Pradesh.
There were three students who had represented the state and Bharateshwar was one among them.
Speaking to media, Bharateshwar shared his experiences of the training programme and said that the students had a discussion with the ISRO Chief Dr. K Sivan and that he had shared many ideas with the students relating to space technology that are required to be understood by today’s youth.
“We all learnt about the different technologies that are in use in ISRO and its centres and also about the missions and what they expect in terms of space technology”, he said.
He also shared his experience of seeing the Chandrayaan–II space vehicle which would be launched on July 15 and also observing the moon closely with an advanced telescope.
The Young Scientist Programme 'Yuvika' is organised every year for the high school students in order to understand space science, its scope and inturn, develop a sense of interest towards the field.
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