Azerbaijan implementing new satellite project

Society Materials 12 February 2016 17:43 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 12

By Huseyn Veliyev - Trend:

Azercosmos OJSC and National Aviation Academy (NAA) began implementation of the "Student satellite - CanSat" project, the company told Trend.

CanSat is an innovative research and educational project to launch student satellites. The literal translation is "can satellite".

Student satellites are created for students to have a hands-on experience with the design, fabrication and realization of a space mission.

CanSat is a working model of a microsatellite weighing up to 350 grams. All the main elements of the satellite (onboard computer, receiver/transmitter, academic load and power system) should be placed in a 0.5-liter can.

The construction of a microsateliite has already begun within the framework of the cooperation with NAA.


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