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Life in Space

International Lecture & Workshop Tour

Life in Space: International Lecture & Workshop Tour begins in May 2017 in India. The tour will cover several cities in India and over a dozen countries across the globe.

Life in Space (v.1 and v.2) is a unique capsule lecture & workshop tour which offers participants insight into the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe. It also explores frontiers of living in space and working in the space sector.

Upcoming Workshops


Note - The workshop on June 11, 2017 and June 10, 2017 is sold out.

You can Join the Waitlist below. We will be informing you once the registrations open again.

Date: Jun 10, 2017 10 am to 4 pm

Venue: Baroda Management Association, Haripura, Vadodara

Interaction Topic: Life in Space (v.1)

Hand-on Activity: NASA Planet Hunters

Special Session: ISRO Missions

Fee: Rs. 999 /- | Duration: 5 hours

By pre-registration only: Limited seats available

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Life in Space Poster - Workshop - Surat - May 18, 2017
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Principal Facilitator

Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya, Scientist & Head, IARC


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

All Participants will get the following;

  1. Certificate with official logos of IARC | NASCA
  2. Officially sanctioned NASA Merchandise
  3. Access Code to Pre-Workshop Online Platform

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 go toward capacity building of the not-for-profit research organization, the Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation (IARF).

Overview of the Workshop

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. Experiment(s)
  7. Recordings
  8. Handouts
  9. Online Access

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