World’s lightest satellite Kalamsat-V2 (PSLV-C44) launched successfully

World’s lightest satellite Kalamsat-V2

Kalamsat-V2 is a 3D-printed satellite that weighs about 1.2 Kilograms and was designed by a team of Indian students in Chennai. The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched it before midnight Indian time on Thursday.

The satellite has been designed and made by the students of Space Kidz India in Chennai. The making took around six years and Rs 12,00,000 to successfully launch the satellite.

However, ISRO did not charge any money to launch the satellite. On the occasion, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO for the successful launch via a tweet.

Additionally, the satellite was launched (via Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) with the Microsat-R as its first passenger. The 740-kilogram device to capture high-quality images of Earth for defense research.

World’s lightest satellite Kalamsat-V2



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