The sending-off ceremony of the satellite will be witnessed by Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili at the Royal Malaysia Air Force base in Subang, a statement from the minister's office here said today.The New Straits Times Online: First Malaysian-made remote-sensing satellite to be sent off tomorrow
RazakSAT, named after Malaysia's second prime minister Tun Abdul Razak, is a mini-class satellite weighing at 190kg, and will orbit the Near Equatorial Orbit (NEqO) at an altitude of 685km.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
First Malaysian-made remote-sensing satellite to be sent off tomorrow
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