Foreign universities' satellites to be launched by ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up to launch foreign universities into space.

Five months after ISRO launched India's first student satellite " Anusat" on April 20 , it will place in orbit four university satellites in September.They are from Germany, Switzerland and Turkey. "Chandrayaan-1 " and "Anusat" have boosted India's space program.

India will launch a Turkish student satellite in September.

India will launch six international nano satellites mainly from Germany and one from Turkey totally weighing 25 kg.

The tiny foreign satellites are "Rubin 9.1", and " Rubin 9.2" both from Germany. "Rubin 9.1" is related to the field of communications." Rubin 9.2" is for technology demonstration.

The satellite from Switzerland is called "Swisscube-1", which is first entirely built Swiss student satellite.

The launch is scheduled for the second half of September and the launch campaign has been initiated.

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2 Responses to “Foreign universities' satellites to be launched by ISRO”

lawmacs said...
August 26, 2009 at 3:07 AM

This is wonderful news especially for the people of india this country is gradually becoming a global force even in blogging

Shabnam Sultan said...
August 27, 2009 at 3:18 AM

@Lawmacs........ ofcourse India has great potential.Thanks, for you comment.

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