Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be hosting the 14th Asia Pacific
Regional Space Agency Forum meeting (APRSAF-14) in Bangalore during November
2007. On the eve of this Asia-Pacific meet and also as part of celebration of
the 50th Anniversary of Space Age, a 'Water Rocket Making and Launching
Event' will be held in Bangalore for the students of Asia-Pacific
countries. Two high school students from Bangalore will be selected to
participate in this Asia-Pacific competition.
To select these students, the preliminary round of the 'Water Rocket
Making and Launching Event' for students of Bangalore city based high
schools will be conducted during September-October 2007. For short-listing
students to take part in this preliminary round of competition, a quiz contest
on space and astronomy will be held on Sunday, August 26, 2007.
Each school can nominate two students to participate in the quiz competition.
Bangalore city based High Schools willing to participate in the quiz
competition may send the names of two students and the classes in which they
are studying before August 14, 2007 to:
Public Relations Officer
Indian Space Research Organisation
New BEL Road
Fax: 080-23412253 / 080-23511984
Concurrently with the Water Rocket Event, a Poster Making Competition on the
theme 'Fifty Years in Space' will be held during September-October
2007 for students of higher primary level. Each Bangalore City based higher
primary school can send one poster/painting prepared by one of its students.
Schools willing to participate in the poster/painting competition may send the
name of its student along with the class before August 14, 2007 to the Public
Relations Officer, ISRO.