Cosmonaut Sergei Avdeyev delivered a talk on 26 Nov 2019 on the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of the opening of the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre and to commemorate the 85th Birth Anniversary of Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in collaboration with the Russian Embassy in Mauritius.

Sergei Avdeyev is an engineer-physicist and accumulated a total of 747.59 days in space during his three missions in the MIR space station. He has performed many spacewalks and is the recipient of numerous honours and awards.