Israel launches research nanosatellite to measure radiation in space

Tel Aviv, Israel (SPX) Feb 23, 2021

TAU-SAT1, Tel Aviv University's first nanosatellite, was launched into orbit on Saturday Feb. 20 at 07:36 p.m. (Israel time), from the NASA launch facility in Virginia, USA. TAU-SAT1 will conduct several experiments while in orbit, including the measurement of cosmic radiation around earth.

TAU scientists are excited with the remarkable scientific and technological achievement, noting that