CUJ ASTRO Team Selected for Final Round of IN-SPACe CANSAT Competition

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Jammu: The CUJAMMU ASTRO team from Central University of Jammu has been selected to compete in the final round of the IN-SPACe CANSAT Student Competition-2024, scheduled to take place from April 17, 2024, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Jammu, commended the team, highlighting the significance of the IN-SPACe CANSAT India Student Competition in fostering innovation. He emphasized the competition’s role in providing students with a platform to showcase their talent and creativity, which is crucial for honing their skills and preparing them for the challenges of the space industry. Prof. Jain underscored the importance of empowering the next generation of space enthusiasts and contributing to the development of a self-reliant space workforce in India.

The university’s CUJAMMU ASTRO team is an indication of its dedication to fostering innovation and providing students with opportunities to excel in the field of space science and technology.

The eight-member team includes Anmol Kumar, Devansh Dubey, and Rabinath Goswami from the Physics department, and Arpan Dey, Manish Kumar, Shalini Gupta, Iha Mishra, and Amritansh Bharti from B.Tech (ECE and Avionicswhich is mentored by IIST and ISRO). They are working under the mentorship of Prof. Vinay Kumar (Dean, Sciences and HoD, Physics department) and Prof. Rakesh Kumar Jha (HoD, ECE department).

The IN-SPACe CANSAT Student Competition, organized by the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) in association with The Astronautical Society of India (ASI), aims to inspire the next generation of space enthusiasts and foster innovation in space science and technology. The competition provides a platform for students to showcase their talent and creativity, preparing them for the challenges of the space industry. The competition will be graced by Chairman- ISRO, Secretary -DoS,Shri S Somanath, , President- ASI, and Dr. Pawan Goenka, Chairman of IN-SPACe.

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