Understudies of Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, here, have planned and built up a satellite at an expense of Rs 2.5 crore. It would be initiated by executive of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Dr. R Sivan on January 28. The arrangement of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Center in June last by Prime Minister Narendra Modi motivated 12 understudies of the foundation to work together with ISRO and create ‘SriShaktiSat’, the establishment administrator Dr. Thangavel told columnists here on Wednesday.
Subsequent to introducing Sri Shakti Sat Ground Station in a joint effort with Serbia-based Community for Space Program Development, the establishment turned into an individual from the Satellite Networked Open Ground Station (SATNOGS) project, he said.
Thangavel said SATNOGS pointed toward giving advances to a circulated organization of low earth circle satellite ground stations. Srishaktisat would weigh just 460 grams however can perform like some other nanosatellites weighing upto 10 kgs, he said.
The satellite would be utilized as an innovation demonstrator for Internet of Things in space and for between satellite correspondence, he said. After the virtual initiation, the satellite would be given over to ISRO in February for its utilization, he added.
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