Blooms Academy’s visit to NASRDA HQ

Blooms Academy, Sun City, Abuja paid a visit to the National Space Research & Development Agency (NASRDA) Headquarters on Monday, March 26, 2018. They came to learn about the agency’s activities, astronomy, Space Science & Technology and they came with a lot of enthusiasm and intelligent questions.

Engr. Henry Ogu took the introductory session and the first lecture session. The lecture session aimed at teaching the students about the conditions in Outer Space, Gravity, Weightlessness, Satellites and Astronomy. They also learnt about the satellites that NASRDA has launched, their functions/capabilities and their major parts. A question and answer session ended the lecture. The students asked highly technical and intelligent questions and they showed great interest in Astronomy. They were encouraged to follow up on STEM related courses.

The Director of Engineering & Space Systems, Dr. Agboola and Engr. Bashir Yusuf took the last session. They lectured the students on Rockets, Nigeria Sat-1 (Earth Observatory Satellite) and entertained their questions.

The School was invited for the Young Astronomers camp coming up next month in the NASRDA HQ.

Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Henry taking the first lecture session
Engr. Bashir taking the second lecture session
Engr. Bashir taking the second lecture session
Engr. Bashir taking the second lecture session
Second lecture session
Dr. Agboola and Head Teacher Mr. Onah
Dr. Agboola and Head Teacher Mr. Onah
Dr. Agboola & Engr. Bashir giving their lecture
Group Photograph with the students from Blooms Academy
Group Photograph with the students from Blooms Academy
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Onuche Henry Ogu

Research Engineer with the National Space Research & Development Agency and part of the project team of Astronomers without Borders Nigeria

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