House Explorer Sends Digital Greetings from the Cosmos


Through its “Code a Satellite tv for pc” program, the interactive on-line studying platform BYJU’s FutureSchool provides entry to bold youngsters who dream about exploring the Photo voltaic System sooner or later, an opportunity to truly have a sneak peek at what occurs past the Earth from the helm of an actual satellite tv for pc. Designed and constructed by actual aerospace engineers, the AYANA satellite tv for pc permits future house explorers to entry its onboard laptop from the consolation of their houses.

However earlier than embarking on this spaceship, college students should comply with some courses which, in flip, will equip them with the abilities they should run experiments and discover outer house. With direct entry to the real-life operational satellite tv for pc, which is scheduled to be launched in summer time 2022, the aspiring youngsters will be capable to code and analyze house missions like detecting stars and constellations, learn the Earth’s thermal radiation, or detect fires from house, amongst many different celestial adventures.

Wanting to advertise and depict how fascinating the coding program is, the varsity tapped into the inventive animation and design studio LOBO‘s expertise, asking the staff to craft an ad that places a toddler’s curiosity concerning the universe’s limitless prospects within the highlight. The spot needed to resonate not solely with mother and father and college students (who should be in grades 1 – 12 to have the ability to enroll in this system) but in addition needed to sort out the gender disparities in STEM and encourage ladies to pursue a profession in science.

The resulted video, titled “If I Had a Satellite tv for pc,” is a 30-second-long animation, having as protagonist a stunning younger lady, who obtained her identify after the primary lady to go to house, cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova. The engineer orbited the Earth 48 instances and spent round three days up there, all whereas flying solo — properly, not fully alone, as she had the Vostok 6 spaceflight to maintain her firm in her mission. “I achieved my childhood dream of the sky,” says Tereshkova, which can be mentioned about our Valentina, who ventures via the cosmos having a number of enjoyable whereas her trustful companion, the pleasant AYANA satellite tv for pc, stays by her aspect.

The video begins with Valentina in her bed room whereas engaged on her laptop computer. However as her headphones flip into an astronaut helmet, her childhood bed room — which is adorned with space-themed decorations — transforms right into a cosmic panorama. She is now capable of uncover the wonders that lie past the Earth, glide via the celebrities, and even analyze the climate on Mars.

She just isn’t alone on this journey, because the pleasant satellite tv for pc is there to supply assist to her whereas in outer house and even assist her “ship a postcard” — in all probability alluding to one of many missions the scholars will get pleasure from as a part of this system. The story unfolds because the little lady sings “If I Had a Satellite tv for pc,” with lyrics written by BYJU’S FutureSchool’s International Artistic Director, Michael Zulawinski, and composed by TikTok lo-fi phenom “Little Monarch.” The acoustic accompaniment was fastidiously chosen to empower girls to pursue a profession in STEM.

“This journey started with the intention to create one thing memorable that might resonate with youngsters and fogeys,” explains Zulawinski. “We’re thrilled to have discovered unimaginable companions in each LOBO and ‘Little Monarch’ who’ve helped convey our imaginative and prescient to life. Our hope with this ad is to construct pleasure and foster curiosity for younger adventurers who can now discover the universe from the consolation of house.”

LOBO Director, Aron Aguiar, continues: “BYJU’S FutureSchool’s marketing campaign targets and the younger viewers gave LOBO room to push inventive boundaries with heartfelt, wondrous animation. We’re extremely pleased with the tip end result and may’t wait to see it out on this planet (and past!).”

Children are curious by nature. However in all probability so are you, now that you’ve examine BYJU’s FutureSchool marketing campaign to advertise its space-themed coding program. To quench your curiosity on how Valentina’s house mission unfolded, be certain to hit play on the video under.


Consumer: BYJU’s FutureSchool

Manufacturing Firm: LOBO

Director: Aron Matschulat Aguiar

Government Producer: Luís Ribeiro

Head of Manufacturing: Clara Morelli

Producer: Paula Nobre

Put up-Manufacturing Producer: Regina Yokota

Storyboard artist: Libero Malavoglia

Idea Artist: Katan Walker

CG Supervisor: Olavo Chagas

Modeling Lead: Tiago Mesquita

Modeling: Adam Pierre, Aikau Oliva, Max Beggs, Natan Zuanaci, Rhenan Fidelis

Rigging: Felipe Gimenes, Rafael Dias, Rafael Shiva

Structure Animation: Rafael Vinicius

Animation Lead: Michel Maron

Animation: André Lorenzini, Camila Fazolin, Larissa Paz, Nicolás Taró, Michel Maron, Raphael Silva, Rafael Vinicius

Look improvement: Adam Pierre, Aikau Oliva, Daniel Avesani, Max Beggs, Olavo Chagas, Tiago Mesquita, Victor Trovato

Lighting & Render: Diego Avesani, Victor Trovato

Colour Grading: Leandro Pena Lover, Leticia Blanco

Composition: Leandro Pena Lover

Movement Artist: Ricardo Filomeno

Matte Paint: Montalvo Machado

Supervision 2D Animation: Raul Vanussi

Producer 2D: Larissa Lie Uehara

2D Animation: Genoviz Pagani, Márcio Perrela, Raul Vanussi, Hugo Takahashi

Edit: Pedro Falcone

Copy: Isabela Balbo


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