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Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Space Flight of the 1st Woman Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova - 25 June.2003

To commemorate and salute the 40th anniversary of the world changing event, KAC organized an evening seminar entitled Flight For Ever on 25-06-2003 at the conference room, Gorky Sadan, Kolkata. About 100 audiences from different fields attended the seminar. The inauguration of the program at 6 pm was followed by lectures Andrei Shuton, Deputy Director, Gorky Sadan and Shri Shankar Chakrovorty, Vice president, Sky watchers Association. The Prof. Dr. Amalendu Bandyopadhyay, Ex-Director, Positional Astronomy Centre, Kolkata presented a slide show on V.Tereskova and the soviet contribution to space science. He was followed by Dr. Debiprasad Duari, Director , M.P. Birla Planetarium, Kolkata who delivered a magnificent lecture on contribution of the Space Age on Modern Astronomy


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ENJOY LONGEST LUNAR ECLIPSE (চন্দ্রগ্রহণ) OF THE CENTURY & THE RED PLANET
Venue : Anandadhara Apt, Aikatan Housing Society, Prafullakanan (west), Kolkata, 700101
Time : Camp starting from 22.30 IST ( 27 July) to 4.00 IST ( 28 july)
Partial from 23:54 ( 27 Jul) t0 03:49 (28 Jul)
Totality from 01:00 IST (28 Jul) to 02:43 IST (28 Jul)

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