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Event ID:  4176
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Organization:  SUPARCO - Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission and Hasegawa Memorial Public School & College (HMPS&C)
Event Web Site:  http://www.suparco.gov.pk/pages/wsw.asp?wswlinkid=1
Dates:  4th October 2013 to 4th October 2013
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Pakistan
State/Province:  Gilgit Baltistan
City:  Karimabad, Hunza
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Location:  Hasegawa Memorial Public School & College ground Karimabad Hunza
Event Name:  Water Rocket Launching Competition
Event Description:  LOCATION: Play Ground, Hasegawa Memorial Public School & College (HMPS&C), Karimabad Hunza. DESCRIPTION: On inauguration day, water rocket launch competition will also be organized and the position holders will be recommended for the award ceremony to be held on the Grand Celebration day.
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Report on the Results:  Learning is a process which does not only educate people but it also establishes awareness and knowledge beyond the horizons of a centric mind. World Space Week in addition to being a celebration, is also one of such learning processes with the motivation of educating public in general and students in particular about the developments in space science and technology. Hasegawa Memorial Public School & College (HMPS&C) in collaboration with the Space Agency of Pakistan, Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), celebrated World Space Week 2013 (WSW) in Karimabad Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan from Oct 4, 2013 to Oct 8, 2013. It was an initiative of exposing students to new horizons of thoughts to facilitate a paradigm shift from a geo-centric thinking to a cosmic approach and to help students to equip themselves with the knowledge, skills and aptitude required to live a meaningful life with dignity in contemporary era. It was aimed at creating awareness about the threats, challenges and opportunities posed by the space technology in various areas of Human engagements ranging from economy, politics to culture. This event exclusively took place in four different phases in which there were various set of approaches both intellectual and practical in particular. Appealing to all the participants, guests, visitors and public, it was pleasurably a successful event which set an epitome of learning for generations to ensue. The first phase was the Water Rocket Training and Launching Competition. 28 schools were provided training during Mobile Space Competition just before World Space Week Exhibition. Formal Programme was organized to mark the mega event successfully. Students were provided training on devising and designing water rockets which were launched at the end of the event as part of the competition.
Attendance:  2500
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