In the year 2020, 18 new asteroids were discovered by Indian students as part of an International Science programme, “International Asteroid Discovery Project”, conducted by STEM & Space in collaboration with International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC) as part of a NASA citizen science project. These discoveries have been confirmed recently by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) which records such discoveries formally in the Minor Planet Catalog.

Bhavishya Jain of Class VI-A has been acknowledged for his Asteroid Provisional Discovery.