12/12/2016 8:14 AM IST | Updated 12/12/2016 8:16 AM IST

ISRO Brings Its Exhibition To Odisha For The First Time

The week-long exhibition hosts 20 static panels about the remote sensing satellites.

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Visitors look at the model of Satellite launch vehicle at the ISRO stall in Bangalore International Exhibition Centre during the inaugural day of the fifth edition of the three-day Bengaluru Space Expo 2016

BHUBANESHWAR -- Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium (PSP) has brought the much acclaimed Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the first time to Odisha.

The week-long exhibition was inaugurated at the Pathani Samanta Planetarium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Tata Steel is celebrating the 10th year of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS).

The mobile exhibition presented by Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE), Ahmedabad, has a set of about 20 static panels related to Remote Sensing Satellites and Communication Satellite and their applications, said a release.

"We are proud to host ISRO's first ever exhibition in the state. This will help to develop scientific temper among students. I look forward to many footfalls from curious youngsters and astronomy enthusiasts over the next one week," said Kailash Chandra Sahoo, the planetarium Director.

"The aim of this exhibition is to develop scientific temper amongst the students and researchers and to make common man aware of the contributions of ISRO initiatives in our daily lives. The children visiting the exhibition should also feel encouraged and pursue higher studies in space science," said Vice-President of Tata Steel Gopalpur Project Arun Mishra.