Hyderabad: City boy among 17 Indians who made it to US Space Camp

Hyderabad: Rohith Tirumalasetti- city based boy was among the 17 Indian students chosen to attend once in a lifetime two-week long leadership program at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, among 292 students from an overall 41 countries.

The Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy in the US chose seven students from Bengaluru, eight students from Pune and one each from the Delhi and Hyderabad in India, TT reports.

Rohit is also among the eight students selected globally as ambassadors and mentors to the US Space Camp. The US Space and Rocket Center in Alabama encourages students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math careers.

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An elated Rohit has got this once in a lifetime opportunity to return to the space camp as a student mentor.

“I am privileged to have relived my dream of being in a space mission again,” he said.

The Academy’s students are anywhere between the age group 16 – 18 years and students with excellent academic achievement and community involvement get selected through a rigorous selection process.

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