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ISRO launches Young Scientist Programme

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced the Young Scientist programme for the young minds who want to explore themselves in space research.

Dr K Sivan, Chairman ISRO said, ‘Under Young Scientist programme at ISRO, three students from each state will be selected. They will be given lectures and they will be given access to R&D labs and practical experience of building a small satellite. Three students from each of the 29 States and 7 Union Territories will selected for the Young Scientist program.’

Speaking on the ISRO mission he said, ‘For 2019 we have planned 32 missions, out of which 14 launch vehicle mission, 17 spacecraft mission and 1 demonstration mission. For Gaganyaan Program we have already placed a management structure in ISRO. First unmanned mission by December 2020, second unmanned mission by July 2021 and the real human space flight by December 2021’.

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