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INDIAN TEEN BUILDS WORLD'S 'LIGHTEST SATELLITE'

INDIAN TEEN BUILDS WORLD'S 'LIGHTEST SATELLITE' An Indian teenager has built what is thought could be the world's lightest satellite, which will be launched at a Nasa facility in the US in June. Rifath Shaarook's 64-gram (0.14 lb) device was selected as the winner in a youth design competition. The 18-year-old says its main purpose was to demonstrate the performance of 3-D printed carbon fibre. Rifath told local media his invention will go on a four-hour mission for a sub-orbital flight.    More



(Source: BBC News - May 18)

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