Odisha girl selected for 9-day NASA tour

Balasore: Bringing laurels to the State, 9-year-old Dikshya Gupta of Balasore district has been selected for a nine-day tour to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Gupta will attend International Space Science Conference to be organized by NASA IN November this year.   She will leave for NASA on November 8.

Dikshya said discussions and various competitions with space astronauts will be held during the international conference. Students to be shortlisted in top five ranks will have an opportunity to study in NASA free of cost.

Student of St Vincent’s Convent School, Balasore had participated in an online essay competition ‘If I happen to meet an alien in Mars’ conducted by Go4Guru. Students of six countries had participated in the essay competition. Qualifying the test, Dikshya was selected for a trip to NASA.

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