The national level technical symposium Galacticz 2k16 was organised by astera, were Shri. P. RadhKrishnan, Former Dy. Director, LPSC,(ISRO), Shri. Umamaheswaran, Project Director GSLV, VSSC, ISRO, Dr. A. E. Muthunayagam, Advisor NICHE(Father of Propulsion Technology in India Space program), Dr. N.R.U.K. Kartha , Former GM, VSSC, participated and graced the function with their innovative keynote addresses. Students from various colleges and universities from various parts of India participated and presented papers.