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A Google satellite: Two among 19 small satellites to be launched from US


A Google satellite: Two among 19 small satellites to be launched from US Two among the 19 small satellites being launched on June 22 are from United States. One of them, SkySat Gen1-1, is a small, Earth-imaging satellite weighing about 110 kg and it has been designed and built by Terra Bella, a Google firm based out of Mountain View, California, in the Unite States. The second one, the Planet Labs Dove Satellites (FLock-2P) are Earth-imaging satellites. A total of 12 Dove Satellites weighing 4.7kg each are being carried in this mission inside three QuadPack dispensers. SATHYABAMASAT, which is one among the two satellites of Indian Academic Institutes, has been developed by the Sathyabama University, Chennai.   More



(Source: Deccan Chronicle - Jun 19)

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