Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Initiatives


Educate students about greater vision of space and its benefits to humanity


Promote space education and outreach by arranging planetarium and science museum visits, star gazing nights, and by providing lectures from expertise of various organizations and universities


Joint NASA-NSS students design contest. Each year students participate in space habitat design contest which are judged by NASA engineers and scientists


Engage teachers,students, research associates, and subject experts at the heart of STEAM activities to give their firsthand knowledge to the community. Learn more about exciting STEAM project sponsored by NSS.


Arrange a SpaceFest on the birthday of Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. This will include various competitions, workshops, Kerbal gaming, space movies and much more fun

About us

The initiative aims to provide an open and equal platform to educate students about the greater vision of space and its benefits to humanity.
Let the wings of fire keep burning

"Every child has a dream. Let us sacrifice our today to fulfil their dreams so that our children can have a better tomorrow." -Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam. This is a new International chapter of National Space Society of United States in India led by a young team of International Space University graduates. The chapter has formed in the honor of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, a very good friend of NSS and tireless developer of India’s space program. It envisions outreach of space exploration for the dramatic betterment of humanity by engaging students across all disciplines and age groups.

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Karishma Inamdar

We have responsibility to inspire next generation of space enthusiasts. DKI is the platform to encourage, engage and educate all students. While working with talented team of DKI, I realized we are working for better space future.
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Shreya Santra

My passion to explore and discover has driven me to become a part of this dynamic organization where I can interact with young minds and encourage them to chase their dreams. In the process of encouraging them, I can satisfy my own curiosity to learn
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Avishek Ghosh

Space exploration has always been an exciting challenge for humanity, but, it’s worth pursuing dream with passion. The purpose of this initiative is to elaborate space broadly to the enthusiasts who can explicitly express their interest for Space and realize its importance in our daily life.
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Hameed Mohamed

One key issue is the importance for Space education and outreach seems very underrated. This problem cannot be solved immediately, bu we can have a place where every individual and space enthusiasts can gather in one place to express their passion and contribution innovatively.


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