• The  first woman space tourist, Anousheh Ansari, is going to be in Jaipur to share her experiences at the INK Conference 2011 from December 8-11.

  • The first Iranian in space, Ansari was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station and float in space for 10 days. Iranian-American Ansari took a ride to the ISS aboard the Soyuz TMA-9 capsule along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and US astronaut Miguel Lopez-Alegria.

  • With 'Power of the Journey' as the theme, the second edition of the INK Conference that began only last year, promises to be a powerhouse of ideas exploring different journeys from outer space to the depths of the ocean, and everything in between.

  • In association with Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED), the annual conference aims to fuel innovation and foster knowledge by bringing together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers on a global stage. The ideas put forth by these speakers are transmitted worldwide via the World Wide Web, inspiring thought, conversation and ultimately action.