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KalamSat, World’s Smallest Space Cube for Experiment, Not Orbiting Satellite: Clarifies NASA

  The space experiment by India’s 18-year-old student Rifath Sharook weighing just 64 grams will be launched as part of the payload of NASA’s next mission on June 22, 2017, but it will not be placed in any orbit, clarified NASA on Friday. Named after India’s former President and scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the smallest cube experiment was part of ...

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UN GlobalSat: Naming After Abdul Kalam, a Befitting Tribute to Astrophysicist

In a befitting tribute to the former president of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, a UN-sponsored global satellite will be named after him. The satellite, GlobalSat, is an effort of 150 partner nations for observation of Earth and Disaster Risk Reduction and the decision to name it after Dr Kalam came when Milind Pimprikar, Chairman of CANEUS (Canada-Europe-US-Asia) headquartered in ...

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