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AzaadiSat, built by 750 girl students

  • Published
    5th Aug, 2022

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Built by 750 girl students of 75 schools across India, “AzaadiSAT” is all set for launch early next month onboard the maiden flight of ISRO's Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV).

About:

  • AZAADISAT is a satellite mission with the ambitious vision to encourage Government school children (from economically weak backgrounds) with the basic understanding and knowledge of space and tutor them to build a small experiment and launch it to the edge of space through a “Balloon Satellite” or through an “Orbital Satellite".
  • The satellite has 75 Femto experiments, selfie cameras to click pictures of its own solar panels and long-range communication transponders.
  • Weight: eight-kg
  • Mission life: six months
  • This is the first of its kind space mission with an all-women concept to promote women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as this year’s UN theme is ‘Women in Space’.
  • The primary payload of the first demonstration flight of SSLV is an earth observation satellite MicroSat 2A.
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