Date : 13 Jan 2022
ATL Space Challenge 2021 Results AnnouncedTags :
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Why in News?
- After a successful completion and an overwhelming participation from young innovators across the country, the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog declared the results of the ‘ATL Space Challenge 2021’
- The Challenge was launched in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
- The ATL Space Challenge witnessed over 2500 submissions from both ATL and Non-ATL students across the country from which 75 top innovators were selected. The Challenge was a one-of-a-kind challenge and the first time that an ATL challenge open to both ATL and non-ATL students.
- ISRO has adopted 100 ATLs and has shown confidence to energize them with the energy of ISRO in the coming time. Space is a multi-disciplinary thing which affects the social life of everyone around and social problems can be attempted to be solved through space.
- the Space Challenge allows children to be active, learn and also correlate with the social problems around them. Knowledge is multi-disciplinary and when students are given a problem like space challenge, nothing hold their curiosity and innovative mind back.
- The ATL Space Challenge 2021 was launched with an objective to enable innovation among young school students to create something in space sector that will not only help them learn about the space but create something that space programme can use itself.
- The Challenge also aligned with the World Space Week 2021, which is observed from 4 to 10 October each year at the global level in order to celebrate the contributions of space science and technology.