APJ Abdul Kalam Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission-2023 launched from Tamil Nadu


The Martin Foundation in association with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation and Space Zone India on Sunday launched the APJ Abdul Kalam Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission-2023 from the Pattipolam village of Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu.
Telangana governor Tamilisai Soundararajan was also present here to grace the event.
According to an earlier-released official statement, more than 5,000 students from Grades 6 to 12 from across the country able to design and develop 150 PICO satellites that launched via rocket.

According to the mission statement, this mission has allowed selected students to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

The Martin Foundation, a Tamil Nadu-based non-profit organization, has funded 85 percent of this project.

Notably, the chosen students also taught about APJ Abdul Kalam Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission.
According to the statement, a total of 2,000 students from more than 100 government schools have a part of this rocket project, as it expected to be a good platform to train these students in space sciences and help them explore career opportunities in the domain.





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