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NMIMS Bengaluru hosts session on ISRO’s space exploration with scientist Kalpana Arvind

November 17, 2023

SVKM’s NMIMS Bengaluru hosted a session on ‘ISRO’s Space Exploration’ featuring Kalpana Arvind, Associate Director at LEOS-ISRO. During the session, the accomplished guest provided rich insights into ISRO’s remarkable achievements and future endeavours in the field of space exploration. Mrs. Kalpana Arvind, an Electronics and Communication graduate, has had an illustrious career of over 37 years at ISRO. In her over three-decade-long stint at ISRO, the scientist has served the organization in various capacities and has significantly contributed to
several projects of national importance, including successful space exploration projects like Chandrayan-1, 2 and 3 and the very recent Aditya L1. Currently, she is serving as the Associate Director at the Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (LEOS), ISRO.

Mrs. Kalpana Arvind delved deep into India’s giant strides in the realm of space exploration so far. She highlighted the critical role of the ISRO in India’s progress in astronomy and extensively spoke about recent missions and technological advancements. Furthermore, she provided a comprehensive roadmap of ISRO’s future missions and endeavours. The session was a thorough learning experience, as keen attendees gained first-hand knowledge about ISRO's cutting-edge research and its role in advancing space exploration on a global scale.

Mrs. Kalpana Arvind said, “In the vast realms of space exploration, ISRO has achieved the most remarkable breakthroughs, which include Chandrayan 3’s soft landing on the south pole of the lunar surface and the recent Aditya L1 mission exploring the sun. With incredible missions like the Gaganyaan in the pipeline and cutting-edge resources available, the future of space exploration and research in India looks bright.”

Thanking Mrs. Kalpana Arvind, Dr. Narayani, Director, NMIMS Bengaluru, said, “We are privileged to have hosted Mrs. Kalpana Arvind for the enriching session on space exploration. Her rich insights and vast experience in the field of science and the cosmos have deeply inspired the students here at NMIMS. We look forward to more such opportunities to host some of the most brilliant minds who are redefining India.”

Also read: ISRO, DRDO Scientists & Tech Industry Titans Gather at GITAM Bengaluru

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