ISRO to launch Space Kidz India satellite made by 750 school Girls
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launch vehicle will carry a satellite built by 750 girls attending government schools across the nation, according to Space Kidz India, a Chennai-based space tech business.
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Space Kidz India satellite made by 750 school Girls: Key Points
- Skyroot Aerospace’s Vikram-S launch vehicle carried Space Kidz’s payloads, as the first Indian private rocket to launch into orbit last year,
- The AzaadiSAT satellite has a target launch date of January 16, however this date may vary for a variety of reasons.
- Space Kidz India chose 10 female students from 75 government schools across the nation.
- The website for Space Kidz India stated that “the selected youngsters are primarily from class VIII to XII.”
- Lumina Datamatics has collaborated with Space Kidz India, and Niti Aayog also supports the project.
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Who all are the part of this Space Kidz India satellite?
Students also created the payloads for Space Kidz aboard board Vikram S. 160 students from India, the US, Indonesia, and other nations completed 80 experiments as part of the payload, known as FunSAT.