Overview of the Workshop

Life in Space International Lecture & Workshop Tour

Principal Facilitator

Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Scientist & Head, IARC

Keywords

Aliens, Alpha Centauri, Artificial Intelligence, Asteroids, Big Bang, Black Holes, Breakthrough, Business, Entrepreneurship, Extraterrestrial, Extremophiles, Galaxy, Interstellar, ISRO, Kepler, Law, Mars, NASA, Panspermia, SETI, Simulation, Solar System, Space, Stars, Sun, Terraforming, United Nations, Universe, Venus

Organized by

Indian Astrobiology Research Centre (IARC)

Under the aegis of

National Space & Sciences Curriculum (NASCA) NASCA is an initiative of the Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation (IARF) supported by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and mentored by scientists from top institutions across the world.

For the Benefit of

The proceeds of this workshop will aid in capacity building of the not-for-profit research organization, the Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation (IARF).


Workshop Topics & Sessions

Workshop Topics

Life in Space (v.1) is a capsule workshop which will consist of the following;

  1. Talk
  2. PowerPoint Presentations
  3. Film Screening
  4. Question & Answer Sessions
  5. Hands-On-Activity
  6. Recordings
  7. Special Handouts

Sessions

Session 1

  1. Origin of Life in the Universe
  2. Life at the Extremes
  3. Fermi Paradox: Are We Alone?

Session 2

  1. Habitable Zones: Stars & Galaxies
  2. Life in Solar System
  3. Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Session 3

  1. Human Settlements in Space
  2. Interplanetary Space Missions
  3. Artificial Intelligence

Session 4

  1. How to Join ISRO & NASA
  2. Space: Jobs & Entrepreneurship
  3. Space: Law & Society

Special Session

  1. Introductory session on ISRO Missions
  2. Hand-On-Activity: NASA Planet Hunters