Vidyadaan celebrated World Space Week, a first of it kind initiative. World Space Week is a UN-declared celebration of space held annually, every October 4 to 10. It is the largest space event on Earth, with over 8,000 events reported in 2019 and held in 96 countries.
These events are organized by thousands of organizations, including space agencies, aerospace companies, astronomy clubs and museums.
The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from October 4-10. These dates commemorate two events: October 4, 1957: Launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, thus opening the way for space exploration October 10, 1967: The signing of the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies.
The celebration consists of space education and outreach events held by space agencies, aerospace companies, schools, planetaria, museums, and astronomy clubs around the world in a common timeframe. World Space Week celebration aim to; Provide unique leverage in space outreach and education, Educate people around the world about the benefits that they receive from space, Encourage greater use of space for sustainable economic development, Demonstrate public support for space programs
and Excite young people about STEM fields.
In 2021, World Space Week is dedicated to the theme of “Women in Space”. The theme is selected to promote women participation in space science. Vidyadaan is proud to be a part of the world celebration of space.
Painting competition winners
- Chiranth K S
Essay Competition Winners
- Sakshi M
- Arthi S
- Ganga Bhagirathi N
Story writing Competition Winners 1. Arfaanjum A 2. Deekshitha M 3. Kushal V and Megha S
Quiz competition winners 1. Shravan S 2. Arthi S
Valedictory Function on 7th OCTOBER 2021, Programme List:
1. Welcome Speech by Roopa S, Science Department 2. Introduction About World Space Week by Saniya, Class 9 3. Deepthi Krishna as kalpana Chawla, Class 3 4. Video streaming : “ women in space” 5. Sumanth, Solar System Model explanation, UKG 6. Jeevitha as Abdul Kalam, Class 3 7. Space Career : Conversation by Bhagirathi and team 8. Speech by Meghana, Class 2, Moon 9. Speech by Shalini, Class 1, Day and Night 10. Shravanth as Astronaut, Class 2 11. Planet Song by Haradana, UKG 12. Speech by Saanvika, LKG 13. Story narration by Yashwitha LKG 14. Speech By Girish, ISRO, Class 4 15. Prize Distribution 16. Vote of thanks by Anupama Pradeepan, Academic Advisor