In today’s world of advanced technology in all industries, the possibilities of achieving the impossible have become higher. Likewise, the space sector has also come a long way in introducing new research and innovation.
Exploring the cosmos with the proper technique and approach becomes fascinating to many. A country like India has millions of aspiring stargazers, and early exposure to the same can set them ahead of others.
To push the boundaries for young astronomers, Starscapes, an Astro tourism company, introduced the “Cosmofluencer” initiative through which young astronomy enthusiasts can explore the possibilities the cosmos has in store.
While sharing information with The logical Indian, the company said the young people chosen for the three-month program would write, develop, curate and share astronomy-related content. Additionally, they can work directly with industry veterans of astronomy, astrophysics, and space exploration.
Know the starscapes
Starscapes is a platform that offers a holistic astronomy experience to give voice to curiosity about the vast skies beyond our stratosphere. Founded in 2017 by astronomy enthusiast Ramashish Ray and Paul Savio joining him as co-founder and CEO in 2019, it is the first and only chain of observatories in India that offers travel enthusiasts an experience integrated astronomy.
With private observatories in Kausani and Bhimtal in Uttarakhand, Starscapes sports state-of-the-art equipment for observations, astrophotography and research projects. Now, thanks to its “Cosmofluencer”, the tourism company Astro aims to empower today’s young people in astronomy.
Candidates selected for the program will create content that simplifies astronomy for the world. Their content will be research-based, fun, and presented in an engaging way for the audience.
They can interact with industry professionals and dive deep into the world of astrophysics and space exploration. In addition, they can participate in workshops and work on projects related to deep space exploration with the help of experts.
“Launching for a Career in Astronomy”
The CEO and co-founder of Starscapes, while commenting on the program, said, “We launched Starscapes to make astronomy more accessible to everyone. We have been overwhelmed by the interest our customers have shown in stargazing. and astrotourism.”
He added: “During our journey, we realized that young minds are curious about space and all that it has in store. to young astronomers and give them a launching pad for a career in astronomy.”
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