MSRUAS signed a MoU with Indian Technology Congress Association (ITCA) to develop the nano satellite which will be launched in August 2022
As the nation is preparing to celebrate its 76th Independence Day, The MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences is developing a student satellite called “Ramaiah Sat”, coinciding with ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ MSRUAS signed a MoU with Indian Technology Congress Association (ITCA) to develop the nano satellite which will be launched in August 2022
The 300-gm satelite will be built in a budget of Rs 1 Crore under the supervision of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and with the assistance of ITCA which is the nodal agency for students satellite mission.
MSRUAS Vice-Chancellor Professor Kuldeep K Raina said developing the student satellite is an opportunity to showcase MSRUA’s prowess in space technology.
‘Ramaiah Sat’ is a 1.6 kg class satellite which will be launched by ISRO with UHF and VHF links with a satellite ground station at MSRUAS’s Peenya campus. The functions of the satellite include water quality monitoring, weather monitoring and fisherman SOS.
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