ISRO invites Pinjore girl to witness Chandrayaan 2 landing live from control room
Pinjore : NISHTHA SHARMA, a class VIII student and resident of Pinjore has received an invitation from the Indian Space Research Organisation to witness the historical landing of Chandrayaan-2 live at the ISRO control room on September 7.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be present in the control room to witness the charismatic landing.
The ISRO had organized an online quiz to increase the awareness about its space programme from August 10 to August 25. Only school children were allowed to participate in the quiz from class VIII to Class X.
Nishtha received a mail from firstname.lastname@example.org on August 28 informing her about her selection and invitation. A student of Amravati Vidyalya in Pinjore, Nishtha said, "I took part in this quiz on August 11 and I am excited to visit ISRO and witness the moon landing of Chandrayaan-2."
During the quiz, 10 questions were asked and students were supposed to answer them within 10 minutes. It has been learned that Nishtha solved it in less than 7 minutes. She desires to become a scientist and after getting the chance she says, "This is just the first step to my dream."
Manisha Dogra, principal, Amravati Vidyalaya, said, "Nishtha has always been a brilliant student, not only in academics but also in arts. She has a lot of medals and awards to her name and has always made the school proud. She represents school in various competitions and wins."