About thousands of participants participated in the National Space Science Contest 2019, organized by Go4Guru earlier this year. Go4Guru launched the National Space Science Contest 2020 on Tuesday.
Dhaanya Thasnem, a class 10 student of Mahatma Montessori Matric Higher Secondary School, Madurai; Sai Pujitha, Bhashyam Group of Schools, IIT Foundation School, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh; and Abhishek Sharma, Jindal Vidya Mandir, Alibaug, Maharashtra, are all set to fly to the United States during the first week of October to spend a week at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and interact with the NASA astronauts.The three students are the winners of the National Space Science Contest 2019, an online science aptitude and general knowledge test conducted earlier this year by the US-based Go4Guru, an online tutoring and educational tour services company.
Go4Guru is also organising talks by Dr Thomas in various educational institutions in Tamil Nadu, in association with Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences.The winners of the 2019 contest will take part in Go4Guru’s International Space Science Contest, an essay competition, to be held at NASA’s Kennedy Space Station during the first week of October. Five students, who will be adjudged as the winners of the international contest, will each be awarded a scholarship of US$ 10,000 by the Florida Institute of Technology, USA for its courses.