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July 2022:

NESRA is looking for student ambassadors in Nepal!!

Do you want to gain valuable experience in space education and outreach to enhance your career prospects? Would you like to use space education to inspire undergrads and graduate students? Do you want to know about grants, internships, and other opportunities? Want to take part in exciting and enriching events? Want to take action by organizing space-related events and workshops in your institutions?
NESRA is looking for enthusiastic students for its Student Ambassadors programme for 2022-2024!
Apply to become a student ambassador for the Nepalese Space Research Association (NESRA) and develop your skillsets in the aerospace sector and nourish your leadership skills.
Application link: https://forms.gle/FcLi5PR7dSDrW4mFA

As a NESRA student ambassador, you will
– be the point of contact to organize NESRA’s activities in your college/university (e.g. facilitate organizing of NESRA’s events)
– take initiatives to organize space activities in your institution/university (e.g. organizing discussion sessions, space outreach events, etc)
– participate and lead space research projects (e.g. technical and non-technical research projects)
– contribute directly to the development of the space sector of Nepal
– work alongside aerospace professionals from Nepal and grow your network in the country and abroad
– inspire students and young professionals and get a chance to make an impact

Eligibility criteria:
– currently a student in high school or university in Nepal
– passionate about the space industry
– good communication skills
– basic knowledge (or curiosity) of space
– able to work in a team

For more information, check out:
https://linktr.ee/nesra.space
www.nesra.co

May 2022: SEDS Nepal invited NESRA to deliver a webinar on NESRA and its collaboration with International Aerospace Sector. Learn more about NESRA Nepalese Space Research Association and its future plans and goals.

Oct 2021: NESRA presented a research paper at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2021 in Dubai titled ‘Roadmap to promote Nepal’s contribution to the space industry by Nepalese Space Research Association (NESRA).

July 2021: Represented Nepal at the Participation of Emerging Space Countries (PESC) project of the Moon Village Association (MVA)

April 2021: Collaborated with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), in support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications.

The Space Generation Advisory Council is a global non-governmental, non-profit organisation and network which aims to represent university students and young space professionals to the United Nations, space agencies, industry, and academia.

SGAC is the world’s largest network of young aerospace professionals. SGAC works diligently to raise awareness among the next generation of space professionals on a global scale working together with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in promoting UN workshops and activities and supporting SGAC members to attend UNOOSA workshops and events.

SGAC also has ten project groups, which produce papers with input from a broad sample of its members. The project group embodies SGAC’s purpose as envisioned from its beginnings at the United Nations. NESRA will be working with SGAC to promote the regional and global space sector.

February 2021: Organized a webinar about the importance of analog astronaut missions for future human space exploration programs with the Vice-President of the Austrian Space Forum.

January 2021: Organized a webinar about the importance of analog astronaut missions for future human space exploration programs with Ms. Priyanka Rajkakati, analogue astronaut at the EMMIHS-III Lunar analogue astronaute mission 2020.

July 2020: Organized a webinar to raise awareness about how space technologies can improve disaster management with leading experts in the field.

June 2020: Organized a webinar by inviting female professionals who have been working in the space industry to know what challenges they faced during their pursuit of a career in the aerospace industry.

February 2020: Organized Space Mission Design Workshop in collaboration with Open Cosmos Academy UK at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel.

November 2019: Represented NESRA at the NASA Space Apps in Italy and helped students mature ideas to use space technology to benefit life here on Earth.

July 2019: Organized the National Space Conference of Nepal, then called the National Space Meet of Nepal 2019 to bring together students, young professionals, academia and government stakeholders to discuss the future of the space industry in Nepal and how to use space technology to uplift the socio-economic sectors of the country.

July 2018: Organized the first National Space Conference of Nepal, then called the National Space Meet of Nepal 2018 to bring together students, young professionals, academia and government stakeholders to discuss the future of the space industry in Nepal and how to use space technology to uplift the socio-economic sectors of the country.