Indian Space research organization, successfully puts ‘Microsat-R’ satellite into the orbit for defense research and development organisation. “The mission is a grand success. The PSLV rocket precisely injected the Microsat-R in its designated orbit.” After the successful launch, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said.
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Kalamsat is a payload developed by students and Chennai-based Space Kidz India and the first to use the rocket’s fourth stage as an orbital platform. According to Srimathy Kesan, Founder CEO of Space Kidz India, Kalamsat is a 10cm cube, 1.2 kg communication satellite with a life span of two months. The satellite cost is about Rs 12 lacs.