Odisha school students succeeded to make second prize in NASA contest 2014

Students from Odisha have bagged the second prize, for a model, in a global contest co-sponsored by NASA Ames and the National Space Society.

What wins is the Zenith’s Labyrinth- a space colony designed by Class 8 students of Bhubaneswar’s KIIT International School bagged the second prize in the NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest 2014 in the Grade VIII category. Six students were working since 12 weeks to develop this futuristic model – Aman Patnaik, Abhishek Mahapatra, Sai Krishanth P.M., Nitish Mohanty, Satwik Gadnayak and Saurik Mishra

NASA Ames Research Center in conjunction with the National Space Society sponsors this global annual space settlement design contest for Class 6-12 students.

Engineers and scientists of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) select the winners.

The winners have been invited to participate in the International Space Development Conference to be held in Los Angeles in May, the statement said.



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