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Bhairavi Shankar

Bhairavi Shankar

Bhairavi Shankar

Professionnal informations

Planetary Scientist, Founder/CEO
Indus Space Inc




Region of Bhairavi Shankar
Mississauga, ON


  • English

Activities sectors

  • Astronomy / solar system
  • Careers in space
  • Equity and diversity in STEM
  • Space exploration
  • Science satellites
  • Planetary science

Conferences types

  • Virtual conferences
  • In-person conferences anywhere in the country


PhD in Planetary Science (Geology) at University of Western Ontario MSc in Geological Sciences, Minor in GIS - University of Minnesota, Duluth BSc in Planetary Science - University of Toronto


Bhairavi is a Planetary Scientist and founder/CEO of Indus Space. She has research experience in remote sensing applications and data visualization techniques. Through her company, she actively focuses on raising public awareness around Space Science and Exploration. Through programs and workshops (virtual or in person) she works with all age groups. She helps connect educators with space themed resources, assisting with curriculum development. She loves to promote about space science and the role of women in science as often as possible. Additionally, she often participates in Skype a Scientist and ESRI GIS Ambassador initiatives.

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