A one day Industrial visit to Indian space Research Organization (ISRO), Bangalore was organized by Department of Information science and engineering on 16th March 2018. It was a half day visit by 52 students of 4th and 6th semester along with Head of Dept. Dr. Vidya A and Asst. Prof. Snehalata.
The main objective behind the visit was to make student aware about how various activities related to satellite is carried out in ISRO and give them knowledge about the working of it.
Mr. Srinivas, Senior Scientist, ISRO, welcomed the gathering and guided the students with initial demo videos of basic need of satellite, its invention, different kinds with the evolutionary background, satellite preparation, and rocket launch.
For the benefit of students there is a space exhibition center at ISAC. Scientist explained each and every display unit kept for the exhibition viz: the first Indian satellite Aryabhatta, APPLE, INSAT series etc. Satellites are basically of two types – Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites and Communication satellites. Followed by brief session on Mangalyan & Chandrayan, simulation on GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle). The volunteers has given an insight of ASLV – which was the first launcher made under the supervision of Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam. Students were fascinated by checking the details of PSLV – (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle).
It is rightly said that “See & know’ is better than ‘read & learn’. The visit had a huge influence in the minds of the students, as apart from the everyday curriculum. The students were motivated as ISRO has opened the door for Engineering students & making them understand how they can be part of such a PROUD organization.
We thank ISRO officials for given an opportunity to visit their organization.