In a surprise to many, a Class 10 student from Pune recently bagged an award from NASA for her spaceship design.
Meet 16-year-old Tapaswini Sharma, who won the Honorable Mention Award at the NASA Space Settlement Design Contest-2017
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“I came across details about the contest while browsing the NASA website. I am exhilarated to have been selected and plan to participate again in the future,” she said in a recent Indian Express report.
Tapaswini is currently a class 10 student at Suryadatta National School, Pune.
This whiz kid has now been invited by NASA to attend the 36th Annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) in St Louis, USA.
Further, while congratulating Tapaswini , the secretary and vice president of Suryadatta Group of Institutes, Sushama Chordiya, said students should be given exposure to visit space centres and become aware of careers in aeronautics.
Source – India Today
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