In through and beyond: a space science learning centre
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The human civilization is not confined within the boundaries of the Earth anymore. It has been more than 47 years since the first man has stepped into the moon triggering the thirst of space travel. Human send probes to study and explore planets, satellites, comets and asteroids of solar system and has put space stations in the orbits to find the effects of microgravity and the possibility of further exploration. As a result for which new discoveries have been made at an ever increasing rate along with the advancement of science. Space science also plays a very significant role in our lives as we apply it for communication, weather forecast, disaster management, information technology, global positioning and so on. Hence, space science has become an essential part for the general education for the young generation. Realizing the necessity for space science, the first branch of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novotheatre of the country has been opened in the capital heart of Dhaka in the year of 2004. To achieve the purpose of “Digital Bangladesh" by the year of 2021, it is necessary for the country to generate a scientific minded generation. As a result for which, the need to establish a similar space science learning centre on the core of Rajshahi city constructed. Thiswill be an institution of edutainment to popularize science among the public and create awareness. It will also guide the young generation of North Bengal towards science education as well as to provide entertainment to the citizens of that part of the country. This project is aimed to create a learning hub excellence for scientific knowledge and edutainment for the future generation of Rajshahi Division.