We are extremely excited about the possibilities the Nano satellites can bring for India. We are at ASU, with our strength in electronics and communications, particularly well placed to take advantage this. Our congratulations to the Canadian teams for their accomplishment. 


Washington: Two nanosatellites have been launched from Yasny, Russia, at by Anthony Moffat, of the University of Montreal and the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec, and the Canadian research and technology team he leads. 

Costing a fraction of conventional space telescopes and similar in size and weight to a car battery, the satellites are two of six that will work together to shed light on the structures and life stories of some of the brightest stars in the sky, uncovering unique clues as to the origins of our own Sun and Earth. 

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