NESAC has established a ‘Space Corner’ at Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (DBCIC), Shillong. The main objective of the ‘Space Corner’ is to create awareness and popularize the space science, technology and applications in the NE region. The ‘Space corner’ consists of display panels viz. growth and development of Indian space technology, Indian launch vehicles & satellites, ISRO’s inter planetary missions, science missions, Gaganayan mission, future of Indian Space Programme and applications of space technology particularly for the north eastern region. Nine physical models of launch vehicles, satellites, Cryogenic engine and Vikash engine along with a satellite view of NER are displayed for the visitors.
The ‘Space Corner’ was inaugurated by Dr. K. Sivan, Chairman, ISRO on 23rd January, 2021 in presence of Fr. Paul Olphindro Lyngkot, the Provincial of the Salesians, John D. Sohshang SDB, Assistant Director, DBCIC, Prof. S.K. Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, NEHU, Shri M. Maheshwar Rao, Jt. Secretary & Financial Adviser, Dept. of Space, Ms. G. Jayanti, Jt. Secretary (Finance), Dept. of Space, Dr. Raj Kumar, Director, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad, Shri P. L. N. Raju, Director, NESAC, Shri Vivek Singh, Asst. Scientific Secretary, Dept. of Space, Shri Shasikant Sharma, Group Director, Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad, Mr. Sylvester Kurbah, Village Headman, Fr. Philip Barjo, Rector, Sacred Heart Theological College and Fr. Alister Marwein, Principal, Sacred Heart Boys Higher Secondary School.