For astronomy buff Sushant Singh Rajput, a tribute from the International Space University in France


An archive photo of Sushant Singh Rajput. (Image courtesy: sushant_singh_rajput246)

Strong points

  • “Mr. Rajput was a believer and a fervent supporter of STEM teaching”: ISU
  • The actor’s memory “will remain among his thousands of followers”: ISU
  • Sushant was an engineering student before entering Bollywood


The International Space University (ISU) in France paid tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput in a statement, saying that the news of the actor’s death was “deeply sad”. Mr. Rajput was found dead on Sunday in his apartment in Bandra. According to an official, the Mumbai police discovered during the investigation that the 34-year-old actor was on treatment for depression. The official ISU Twitter official tweeted on Monday how Mr. Rajput was supposed to visit campus last year, but was unable to do so due to a scheduling conflict.

“We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of famous Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Mr. Rajput was a strong believer in teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and followed ISU on social media. He even accepted an invitation to visit the central campus of the ISU in the summer of 2019, but other priorities on the agenda prevented him from going to Strasbourg, “said the university statement. The UIS offered condolences to Sushant Singh RajputThe family and friends of Michael, saying that the memory of the actor “will remain among his thousands of followers across India and around the world“.

Mr. Rajput enrolled at the Technical University of Delhi (DTU) in 2003, which was then known as the Delhi College of Engineering, but left the course to pursue his dreams of showbiz. Even after leaving the four-year course, he remained fascinated with science and had a deep interest in astronomy. As part of his research for the film Chanda Mama Door Ke, he also visited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 2017.

Mr. Rajput stayed at NASA to train in his role as an astronaut for the film, which was eventually abandoned. The actor also owned a Meade 14 ” LX600 telescope.

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