Date : October 2, 2019

Ira Aggarwal of Class VI has been selected for HelioOdyssey 2019, the 6th Students Scientific Solar Expedition to observe, study and record the Annual Solar Eclipse of 26th December, 2019. She shall be part of the scientific contingent of 25 students and 25 astronomers who will visit the Sultanate of Oman, from where the astronomical viewing will be the clearest, along with the Eclipse Ambassador of India, on a fully funded expedition. She will also receive an Eclipse Ambassador Certificate. Ira qualified for the same by proving her mettle with an exemplary result in the online MCQ based exam called Space HelioOdyssey Test (SHOT-209) conducted in October.