The 21st National Space Science Symposium (NSSS) will be a hybrid event with the primary scientific sessions held completely online. Nation wide public outreach activities and in-person local events, including a space science exhibition, are planned in the city of Kolkata. Details of the scientific sessions are available in the Program section, details of public engagement events are available in the Outreach section, the registration form is available in the Registration section, abstract submission form is available in the Abstract section and constitution of organizing committees is available in the Committees section. Registration for the main scientific program is free and is open to scientists, students, press and outreach personnel working in India. Students and the general public can participate in the outreach events which will take place online and locally.

Join us in this celebration of space sciences across the nation.

Registration deadline: 10 January 2022
Abstract submission deadline: 10 January 2022
Communication on selected abstract: 24 January 2022


Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata


Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata


Science City, National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
M. P. Birla Planetarium, Kolkata
Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore
Paschim Banga Vigyan Mancha
Presidency University, Kolkata
St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
Calcutta University


nsss2022loc at gmail dot com

Download NSSS 2022 Poster

Download NSSS 2022 Outreach Poster

Image credits: The graphics appearing on this webpage and symposium posters were designed at CESSI. We acknowledge usage of ISRO Astrosat, Chandrayaan, Mangalyaan and Aditya-L1 space craft images. We also acknowledge usage of publicly available images from NASA.