World’s lightest and smallest Satellite

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He Scored only an average mark of 750 in his 12th Board Exam. But he was awarded as a ‘Young Scientist’ by NASA! (These Headings in the Newspaper attracts me towards the best read today)

World’s lightest and smallest Satellite.

  • Mohammed Rifath Sharukh, a 17 year old young scientist made the World’s Lightest and Smallest Satellite!
  • Pallapatti born, Karur district; Tamilnadu.
  • NASA organized a competition. Above 8000 students from 57 countries were participated. He was the only Indian who was selected out of 80 participants.

About his Satellite:

  • He named the Satellite ‘ KALAM SAT’ in memory of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul kalam.
  • It weighs only 64 grams.(0.1 kg and 3.8 cm in size)
  • “Space Kidz India” supported him.
  • It was a complete Indian made Satellite.

Uses:

  • It will be used to detect the radiation in Space, and the changes in the atmosphere.
  • It will stay only 240 minutes on space. Then, automatically falls in in to the specified ocean. Finally, take out for research.

Launch:

  • On June 22nd, 2017 it will launch through SRK Rocket.
  • If they launch succesfully, then it will be used to Agriculture and monitor the Weather.
  • I wondered when I saw Mohamed Sharukh’s 12th Board Exam Mark Details:
  • In Mathematics: 92/200.
  • In Physics: 89/200.(Practical Mark: 50)

(For the rest, he written only for 39 marks in theory! (Less than my mark!)

  • He is one of the inspirations to the Students, who scored average marks in their Board Exams.
  • For Parents: Marks don’t determine your Children, who they are. Every Children are born with talents.

This will be the first time Indian student’s experiment will be flown by NASA. (Really appreciable!)

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