The launch of Microsat-R, an imaging satellite for Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and Kalam SAT, a small communication satellite developed by students and Space Kidz India. These satellites will be carried by a new variant of India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C44) rocket.
Details about Kalam Sat created by students:
It is a Femo Satellite and is named after former Indian President A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
It is built by an Indian High school student team, led by Rifath Sharook, an 18-year-old from the Tamil Nadu town of Pallapatti.
The weight of the probe is just 64 grams and it is fitted in a 3.8 centimeters cube.
The probe is composed of 3-D printing technology at a cost of Rs.12 lakh
The expected time span of the mission (post flight) is 4Hours.
The satellite launch will take place 90 km off Chennai -- from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota.