Students of class Eight and Nine attended a presentation by Dr.Anthony Jeeva rajan who is currently the Chief of the Bio Medical Research and Environmental Sciences and Performance Directorate at the NASA Johnson Space Centre. Students were both fascinated and impressed to receive the first-hand view of the work on the life of the NASA scientist.
Dr. Anthony talked about the functioning of our cosmos and gave the student clear picture about the ISS. He also talked about the disadvantages of the life in space. He also revealed information about a developing telescope that will enable humans to explore outer space further.
He also discussed about the mission to Mars and the difficulties faced by the scientists trying to land spirit and opportunity.
Why water ? How do we take pictures of the solar systems? He answered many such questions placed by the students. The students enjoyed the eventful day.