Five Student-Built Satellites Sent To Space On PSLV-C51

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Five Student-Built Satellites Sent To Space On PSLV-C51


Five student-built satellites additionally rode into house onboard ISRO’s PSLV-C51 rocket.

Bengaluru:

Five student-built satellites additionally rode into house onboard ISRO’s PSLV-C51 rocket from Sriharikota spaceport on Sunday, giving wings to desires of younger minds.

The rocket lifted off with Brazil’s Amazonia-1 as major satellite tv for pc and 18 co-passenger payloads.

These small rideshare payloads included “Satish Dhawan Satellite” (SDSAT) constructed by Chennai-based Space Kidz India, a mix of three satellites “UNITYsat” and expertise demonstration satellite tv for pc “SindhuNetra”.

The three satellites (UNITYsat) had been designed and constructed as a joint improvement by Jeppiaar Institute of Technology, Sriperumpudur (JITsat), G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur (GHRCEsat) and Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (Sri Shakthi Sat).

“UNITYsat is intended for providing Radio relay services”, an official of Bengaluru-headquartered ISRO stated.

SDSAT is a nano satellite tv for pc supposed to review the radiation ranges/house climate and exhibit lengthy vary communication
applied sciences.

SindhuNetra was developed by college students of Bengaluru-based PES University, which was awarded the Rs 2.2 crore contract by the Research Centre Imarat, a part of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

“This project by DRDO will help in identifying suspicious ships through satellite imaging”, an official stated.

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