Chennai-based Vaayusastra Aerospace Pvt. Ltd is now a registered space tutor of ISRO.
What’s it about? The Space Tutor Programme engages with NGOs and educational institutions in STEM education in partnership with ISRO. The goal is to promote space education and create awareness of space activities among students.
- Vaayusastra Aerospace began under the IIT Madras Incubation Cell and is one of the selected companies. It’s the only company incubated under the IIT cell to get the honour.
- They’ve raised ₹1 crore and reached over 60,00 students. It has designed a 9-year syllabus for children from grade 1 in Aeronautics and Aerospace.
Future plans: The company will scale up its operations and set up Vaayusastra Aerospace physical units across South India. It’ll be a franchise model and have a presence in non-metro cities like Kollam, Coimbatore, Tiruchi, and Kumbakonam.