In May, 2016, the KIITIANS were honoured with the award of YATS(Young Astronomer Talent Search)3-phase competition conducted by PATHANI SAMANT PLANETORIUM in lieu with TATA Steel .From KIIT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Animesh Bose,Grade 9 and Ankit Satapathi, Grade 8 along with their guides Mr.Bijoy Bahudur Mathur and Ms. Snigdha Subhadarsini were invited to visit the ISRO centre in Bengaluru. The honourable Chief Minister of Odisha, Shree Naveen Patnaik, flagged of the journey of 4 days starting from 9th May, 2016 to 13th May,2016. They had the opportunity to see the work of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and the laboratories of ISRO which made the projects of Mangalyan and Chandrayan. The students had to make working models of their space stations on MARS. Dr. Monalisa Bal, the Chairperson and Dr.Sanjay Suar, the Principal of KIIT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL congratulated the team on their success.