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Indian teenage scientists launch satellite from NASA facility

23 June 2017

Indian teenager Rifath Shaarook and his team celebrated Thursday the launch of their KalamSat satellite from NASA's Wallops Island facility, in Chennai. Rifath's entry, KalamSat, a 64gram device made from 3D printed carbon fibre, won him the first place at "Cubes in Space", a design contest for young inventors. The world's smallest satellite, into space was built with the vision to make India a global hub for space industry.