IN-SPACe CANSAT India 2024 ignites passion for space tech

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Indian National Space Promotion and  Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) in association with The Astronautical  Society of India (ASI) has announced the upcoming IN-SPACe CANSAT  Student Competition. This is aimed at inspiring the next generation of space  enthusiasts and fostering innovation in space science and technology.  Scheduled to take place from April 15-17, 2024 at Ahmedabad, this event  promises to be a lively showcase of student ingenuity and creativity.  

The event will be the graced by esteemed Chief Guests, Shri S Somanath,  Chairman- ISRO, Secretary -DoS, President- ASI and Dr. Pawan Goenka,  Chairman of IN-SPACe.  

The IN-SPACe CANSAT Student Competition represents a unique  opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the intricacies of space  exploration. Participants will engage in the design, development, and  launch of CAN-sized satellites, with the goal of reaching an altitude of 800  meters above the launch site via drones. This hands-on experience will not  only deepen their understanding of space science but also equip them  with invaluable skills for future endeavours in the space industry. 

Dr. Vinod Kumar, Executive Secretary, Astronautical Society of India (ASI)  and Director-Promotion Directorate, IN-SPACe, ” Through this unique  competition, the IN-SPACe CANSAT India Student Competition emphasises  our commitment on nurturing innovation. By providing students with a  platform to showcase their talent and creativity, this competition plays a  crucial role in honing their skills and preparing them for the challenges of  tomorrow’s space industry. Together, we are empowering the next  generation of space enthusiasts and contributing to the development of  an AatmaNirbhar space workforce in India.”