In a remarkable achievement for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), two of its distinguished alumni were integral members of the prestigious Chandrayaan-3 Space Mission, showcasing the institution’s commitment to producing exceptional engineering talent. The mission, aimed at advancing India’s space exploration capabilities, has been hailed as a significant milestone in the country’s aerospace endeavours. Mr. Sumit Ratan and Mr. Arnab Lahiri both SMVDU graduates with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and currently working with ISRO as scientist contributed their expertise to different facets of the mission. Their commendable efforts exemplify the quality of education and skills imparted by SMVD University, positioning its alumni as pioneers in cutting-edge fields. Faculty and staff members of the school, Prof. E. Muthuswamy, Head School of Mechanical Engineering and Prof. Pragati Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of SMVD University, expressed immense pride in the achievements of the alumni, stating, “This accomplishment underscores our commitment to nurturing exceptional talent capable of making meaningful contributions to critical sectors. We congratulate our alumni on their vital roles in the Chandrayaan-3 Space Mission and anticipate more remarkable achievements from them in the future.” The Chandrayaan-3 Space Mission, a testament to India’s technological progress, serves as a reminder of the valuable contributions made by institutions like SMVD University in shaping the nation’s human resource capital. As the aerospace sector continues to evolve, SMVDU’s legacy of producing skilled professionals remains an essential cornerstone.