The Indian Astrobiology Corner


The Indian Astrobiology Corner

Welcome to the Indian Astrobiology Corner! This group is dedicated to strengthen the Indian Astrobiology Community worldwide and extend our outreach efforts to spread awareness about Space Sciences & Astrobiology in India. Please join us and get ready to become a part of this odyssey!

भारतीय एस्ट्रो-बायोलॉजी समुदाय में आपका स्वागत है। इस समुदाय का उद्देश्य एस्ट्रो-बायोलॉजी विषय के बारे में भारत में जागरूकता बढ़ाना और इसमें रूचि रखने वालों को विश्व भर में संगठित करना। अगर आप भारतीय एस्ट्रो-बायोलॉजी और अंतरिक्ष विज्ञान विषयों में एवं इनसे सम्बंधित हमारे देश की सफलताओं और उपलब्धियों में रूचि रखते हैं तो इस ज्ञानवर्धक समुदाय का हिस्सा बनिए, अपने विचार हमसे बाँटिये और हमारे साथ चलिए, भारतीय एस्ट्रो-बायोलॉजी के इस प्रेरणादायक सफर पर… 


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NASA Spaceward Bound India Educator team members announced!

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Astrobiology India

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Cyanobacteria and Methanogen growth in Western Himalayas: Ladakh region

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Comment by Anushree Srivastava on September 17, 2014 at 3:15am

"Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that all the commands required for the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to perform orbit insertion have been successfully uploaded and is expected to reach the orbit of the red planet on September 24."

Comment by Benu Atri on September 15, 2014 at 1:16pm


Nice initiative Preeti and thanks for the invite Anushree.

To your aur sunao, I say 'pata hai... (did you know...) the 65th International Astronautical Congress 2014, the world's premier space event, will take place in Toronto, Canada from September 29 to October 3, 2014  - '

I can't go cause of school right now but it looks like a very interesting event.

Comment by Anushree Srivastava on September 15, 2014 at 2:18am

Hi Preeti, socha kuch sunaun :)

Here're those corners of India where organizations provide certification and research opportunities in Astrobiology and Space Sciences: 

1. Indian Astrobiology Research Center (IARC), Mumbai, Maharashtra

Diplomas in Astrobiology, Astronomy, Cosmology and Evolution

2. M.P. Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, Karnataka

Certification in Astrobiology and Astrochemistry

3. Indian Center for Space Physics, Kolkata, West Bengal 


4. CSIR - Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Extremophile Research, Genetics & Evolution, Genomics section,

5. Aryavarta Space Organisation, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Active projects in Space Science and Technology

6 Mars Society India, IIT Bombay Team

Mars Exploration -

Many more can be added to the list.. :) 

Great announcement Preeti! I met Dr. Shivaji at 54th AMI conference in Rohtak where he presented his paper on Exobiology and microgravity effects on microbial gene expression. Nice experience! Wish I could be there on 19th. 


Comment by Preeti Nema on September 14, 2014 at 11:01pm

Good news for Astrobio enthusiasts .... Join the following talk we are organizing at NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORY, Pune ...Be ready for more coming up soon :)


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