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UPM first Malaysian varsity to test optic fibre samples in space


SERDANG: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is the first Malaysian university to send optic fibre samples to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa), which will be tested in the International Space Station (ISS).

Both optic fibres, known as E-SOFPADS and I-SOFPADS (Smart Optical Fibres for Passive Dosimetry in Space), will detect space radiation outside and inside the ISS.

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