Nearly 100 satellites designed and manufactured by students would be launched on February 7 on board a single rocket from Rameshwaram. The aim of the programme to be dedicated to the former president of India and missile man late Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam is to increase studentsâ€™ participation in scientific programmes of India and also set the world record.
The programme has been organized jointly by Dr.APJ Kalam International Foundation and Space Zone India a part of its Reservevhc Payload Cube Challenge-2021 programme. Near about 100 students from all over India have been selected for this purpose. Three groups of students from Standard V to Standard VIII, from Standard IX to Standard XII, diploma, BSc and Engineering have been prepared. As per information, a group of ten students would prepare a satellite each.