UiTM reaches milestone in space


Blast off: Dr Hassan Said (right) watching the launch with (from left) Prof Dr Mohad Nasir Taib and Prof Dr Mohamad Kamal Harun in Shah Alam.

SHAH ALAM: Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) can proudly say that it is the first local university which has a nanosatellite in space.

The UiTMSAT-1 is being transported to the International Space Station on board the SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force, Florida, in the United States yesterday . The commercial resupply mission is expected to reach the space station with its payload, including UiTMSAT-1, on July 2.

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