Ahmedabad,15th April 2024 – Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) in association with The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has announced the upcoming IN-SPACe CANSAT Student Competition. This is aimed at inspiring the next generation of space enthusiasts and fostering innovation in space science and technology. Scheduled to take place from April 15-17, 2024 in Ahmedabad, this event promises to be a lively showcase of student ingenuity and creativity.

The event will be graced by esteemed Chief Guests, Shri S Somanath, Chairman- ISRO, Secretary -DoS, President- ASI, and Dr. Pawan Goenka, Chairman of IN-SPACe.

The IN-SPACe CANSAT Student Competition represents a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the intricacies of space exploration. Participants will engage in the design, development, and launch of CAN-sized satellites, to reach an altitude of 800 meters above the launch site via drones. This hands-on experience will not only deepen their understanding of space science but also equip them with invaluable skills for future endeavors in the space industry.

Dr. Vinod Kumar, Executive Secretary, Astronautical Society of India (ASI) and Director-Promotion Directorate, IN-SPACe, ” Through this unique competition, the IN-SPACe CANSAT India Student Competition emphasises our commitment to nurturing innovation. By providing students with a platform to showcase their talent and creativity, this competition plays a crucial role in honing their skills and preparing them for the challenges of tomorrow’s space industry. Together, we are empowering the next generation of space enthusiasts and contributing to the development of an AatmaNirbhar space workforce in India.”

The Venue for the IN-SPACe CANSAT 2024 Competition is- Vivenza by Gopi Farm & CANSAT event ground. Near Sardar Patel Ring Rd. Sentosa Greenland, Ognaj, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380060