Two Indian students selected in NASA contest

Two Indian students have been selected as ‘astronauts’ after winning the ‘Red Planet Rover goes to Mars’ student astronaut essay contest, the Indian Planetary Society said. The winners — Saatvik Agarwal and Vignan Pattamatta — will be part of a team of ‘student astronauts’ who will analyse Mars Exploration Rover mission images and data as they are received from the spacecraft, IPC said in a release.