Today, we pay tribute to the notable astronomy communicator and director of the Nehru Planetarium, Dr Nandivada Rathnasree who died on May 9 2021 at the age of 57. An eminent astronomy educator, Dr Rathnasree always wanted to make the cosmos more accessible to the younger generation. Dr Rathnasree joined the planetarium in 1996 as a senior educator, and became its director in 1999.
Watch the video to know more about her journey.
(Script by Apurva P; Edited by Dhruv Sharma)