NASA launches world’s lightest satellite designed by 18-year-old Tamil Nadu student

Posted on:24 Jun 2017 10:40:02
NASA launches world’s lightest satellite designed by 18-year-old Tamil Nadu student
24 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • India launched the world’s lightest satellite weighing 64 grams called Kalamsat.

  • It is the only Indian payload in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

  • The satellite was designed by 18-year-old Tamil Nadu student Rifath Sharook and his team.

  • It is Equipped with nano Geiger-Muller counter for measuring the radiation in space, the satellite is built with reinforced carbon fiber polymer.


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