Sunday, May 17, 2009

ANUSAT ( Anna University Satellite)

ANUSAT  ( Anna University Satellite) is the first University Satellite of India to be launched by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The micro satellite developed by the Anna University carries a Store and Forward Payload. It weighs about  40 Kg. Apart from this secondary payloads are MEMS Gyro, MEMS Magnetometer and Satellite Positioning System. ISRO supports development of Micro satellites in universities for technology development and space science studies.This is to induce enthusiasm among university students interest in space technology education programmes. ANUSAT is launched into 41 degree inclined orbit. Major accomplishments of student community are Design and build a spacecraft by the university.

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