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Young Science Enthusiasts to Envision Future Space

  • CNM City Reporter
* UL Space Club Webinar Series Anniversary Celebrations Tomorrow
Young science enthusiasts to talk about space inventions and discoveries that might occur 50 years from now. They will be speaking at the One Year Anniversary of the UL Space Club’s National Science and Technology Webinar Series on Sunday, May 23.  Padma Shri M. Chandradathan, Former Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center will inaugurate the webinar on ‘Space – 50 Years From Now’.  The launch of the ‘Stellar Chronicle’ e-magazine prepared by the students will also take place as part of the celebrations.
Students along with pre-registered participants can attend the webinar live at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87219039533?pwd=ZVdCaVhDaUpVQ0VWS2NuYnR5WktLdz09.
It will also be screened live on the Space Club’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ULspaceclub).
Former ISRO Director and Mentor of UL Space Club E.K.  Kutty, Former ISRO Director Dr.  S.  Rangarajan, Former Deputy Director Dr. K. Jayaram, IIST Professor Dr. Anand Narayanan and Times Networks journalist Sumitra Ray will comment on the presentations. The function will be presided over by Rameshan Paleri, Chairman, Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society (ULCCS).
The UL Space Club, modelled along the lines of Space Clubs in the USA, operates under the ULCCS Foundation, a social responsibility initiative of the ULCCS.  Club members are mainly school and college students from Kozhikode, but members from other regions are also present.
The UL Space Club began hosting a web lecture series on May 23, 2020 under the Covid-19 context. So far 50 webinars have been organized. Quizzes are also held after the webinars. A student from Switzerland was the winner of the last quiz.
The club (ulspaceclub.in) operates with the active participation of organisations such as ISRO, IIST, DRDO, BARC, TIFR, IISER, NIT, various Universities and experts from there. Members are selected from classes 8 to 12 through a common examination.
Today, the space club is a model for the country as it provides students with an opportunity to connect with the field of space science and technology. UL Space Club has become an inspiration and support for those who dream of a career in space science.
Caption: Members of the UL Space Club

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