TAU plans to launch Nanosatellite, hopes to help make 'civilian space'

The satellite will collect data using antennas, and transmit them for analysis to the TAU station, which is built on top of the university's engineering building.

05 November 2020

The nanosatellite, called TAU-SAT1, was devised, developed, assembled and tested at the new Nanosatellite Center, an interdisciplinary endeavor of the faculties of Engineering and Exact Sciences and the Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences. Its dimensions are roughly 10 cm. by 10 cm. by 30 cm. – the size of a shoe box – and it weighs less than 2.5 kg.

 

The satellite will collect data using antennas, and transmit them for analysis to the TAU station, which is built on top of the university's engineering building.

 

The full article as published in The Jerusalem Post

 

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