With the help of ISRO, satellite will be sent into space from Gorakhpur, mission preparation started, know everything here

Pramod Pal, Gorakhpur: Gorakhpur’s Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology (Gorakhpur MMMUT Satellite) is now going to start a new initiative. Under which the university is preparing to send satellites in space with the aim of giving new heights to research. The university management has set a target to complete this project by January 2024. The project will be prepared in collaboration with ISRO.

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Satellite named after Guru Gorakshanath

MMMUT University is going to start a new and big initiative with the aim of providing better and more and more resources to the students for research. Under which there is a preparation to send satellite in space. ISRO will launch it. The university management is in constant touch with ISRO to ensure the slot. This satellite weighing 5 kg has been named as Guru Gorakshanath. The same university aims to establish it in space by January 2024. The university administration has started preparations for the implementation of this project. For this a team of 21 members has also been formed, the team includes 11 meritorious students from different departments of the university. For their cooperation and guidance, five senior teachers have also been kept in the expert team.

The purpose of this satellite is to study rivers

MMUT Vice-Chancellor Professor JP Pandey said that the university is serious about it and preparations have already started to form a team and launch its educational satellite, for this ISRO has been approached. Every effort will be made that by the second fortnight of January 2024, the Guru Gorakshanath satellite can be installed in space. Which will be a matter of pride for the university as well as the state and the country. The funds for its construction have been arranged by the university administration. An agreement has been made with a private agency to provide funds, if needed, the university will also use its savings for this purpose.

Professor JP Pandey said that its primary objective would be to study rivers such as pollution in rivers, encroachments around rivers, damages caused by them and balance of chemical substances in rivers. The first such attempt has already been made in Pune Engineering College, where the college has launched its educational satellite.

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