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Museum plans programmes to mark Mangalyaan’s Mars orbit entry


MangalyaanThiruvananthapuram: Kerala State Science and Technology Museum here has drawn up various programmes to mark the entry of ‘Mangalyaan’, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, into the orbit of the red planet, expected to happen on September 24.

The programmes, planned in partnership with Rajya Sabha TV, Vigyan Prasar and CSIR, have been planned on September 23 and 24, a Museum release said here today.

A seminar on ‘Human Space Exploration’ is scheduled on September 23. ISRO’s former Deputy Director P Radhakrishnan will lead the sessions, it said.

A quiz competition based on space explorations will be organised for college students the other day. A team with two persons can participate in the event, it added.

Mangalyaan is scheduled to leave the solar orbit and enter an orbit around Mars in the early hours of September 24.


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