March 14, 2023

Naperville’s Krish Nangia sees his project launched into space

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March 14, 2023, will be a day that Krish Nangia remembers for the rest of his life. With the help of 4-H and the STEM nonprofit Higher Orbits, Nangia witnessed an experiment he had a hand in, get launched into space.

How Nangia got to launch his experiment into space

Nangia’s foray into space all started last July. After graduating from Naperville North, he traveled to the Kennedy Space Center to compete in the ‘Go For Launch!’ contest, hosted by Higher Orbits. Nangia, the oldest member of the group, was joined by others from the Arizona, Florida, and Indiana 4-H programs.