If you are a resident of Kerala, and aged 55 or above, grab your opportunity to visit the prestigious Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) and familiarize yourself with India’s space programmes.

As part of the World Space Week- 2023, a familiarization programme for Citizens residing in Kerala is planned on 07.10.2023, Saturday at VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram.

    Interested persons may please register using the link given below.

  • •The participants shall be 55 years or above in age.

  • • Participants have to register online and the number is restricted to 300 on first come, first served basis.

  • • In case of an overwhelming response, requests from participants applying for the first time shall be given preference..

  • • Confirmed participants shall be informed using the e-mail and mobile phone numbers provided during registration.

  • • Transport arrangements will be made to pick and drop the selected participants at identified pick up points in Thiruvananthapuram.

  • • The exact boarding points and time of boarding shall be informed in advance.

  • • Due to the security restrictions, electronic gadgets including mobile phones, cameras, pendrivesetc. are not permitted inside the VSSC premises.

  • • Lunch , tea and refreshments shall be provided.


  • • Participants will be picked up in the morning from their respective boarding points by ISRO buses by 0800 hrs and brought to Project Complex, in VSSC campus, Thiruvananthapuram, accompanied by our volunteers.

  • • After the registration, Kit distribution, High Tea group photography is arranged.

  • • After the inaugural function of the Citizen Familiarisation Programme, there will be a popular lecture on ISRO activities by an eminent scientist.

  • • The participants shall have an opportunity to witness a live sounding rocket launch from the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS).

  • • A visit to Space Museum followed by a video show on Indian Space Programme are also planned.

  • • An interactive session with senior functionaries of VSSC is also planned as part of the programme.

  • • The programme shall end at 16:30 hrs.

  • • After the programme the participants will be dropped back to their respective boarding points.

We promise you an exciting day of fun, excitement and information. Please do register using the link given below.