Thursday, January 24, 2019

Kalamata and Microsat-R satellites launched


Kalamata and Microsat-R satellites launched

Kalamata and Microsat-R satellites launched
Kalamata and Microsat-R satellites launched

On 24th January 2019, The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)


has launched a students' satellite Kalamsat and an imaging satellite

Microsat-R from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The

national space agency's workhorse rocket, PSLV C44, carried these 

satellites. Kalamsat is a payload developed by students and Chennai

based Space Kidz India for the first time. Near about 14 minutes into

the flight the rocket would eject Microsat R at an altitude of about 277

km. The Kalamata is a 10 cm cube nanosatellite weighing about 1.2 kg.

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