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Vibrant GGS exhibits on future technologies, space exploration

Devdiscourse News Desk | Gandhinagar | Updated: 13-12-2018 21:30 IST | Created: 13-12-2018 21:09 IST

In the run-up to the next month's Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, the Science City in Ahmedabad would host exhibitions on future technologies and space exploration, said officials here Thursday.

While the exhibition on 'Futuristic Technologies' will be held between January 17-20, the exhibition showcasing achievements in space exploration will be kept open till May 11 following its inauguration on January 17, said Dhananjay Dwivedi, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology.

"Science City in Ahmedabad will hold an exhibition on futuristic technologies that have real-world commercial applications. "It will provide a glimpse of the advanced technologies that were once considered as science fiction," the IAS officer told reporters.

The exhibition will showcase cutting-edge technologies such as augmented reality, robotics and indigenously built space suit among other exhibits, he added. Another exhibition will be on space explorations.

It will have different sections such as solar system theatre, returning to the moon, exploring asteroids, voyaging to mars, reaching to the outer solar system and beyond our solar system, said Dwivedi. The 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit will be held from January 18-20 at Mahatma Mandir in the state capital.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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