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Students of three Indian institutes bag NASA award
Friday, 14 October 2011 | http://www.nerve.in/news:253500426648 | channel: India
"IIT-K and SRM University launched their small satellites -- Jugnu and SRMSAT Wednesday -- using an Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle -."
 
Chennai, Oct 14 - Students of three Indian education institutions, which designed and launched their own satellites, have won a US space agency's student competition - challenge.

The three institutions are Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur -, Anna University of Chennai, and SRM University located near here, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration - website.

The students won the environmentally responsible - aviation college student challenge in May 2011.

According to a statement issued by SRM University here Friday, a four-member student team -- Akshay Garg, Surya Kiran Peravalli, Abdul Sayeed Khan and Pate Sweety Prakash -- under the guidance of G. Mahendra Perumal, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, participated in the contest.

'They developed a conceptual aircraft named SERA - Airliner'.

The team designed an airplane for 200 passengers incorporating efficient technologies in many aspects like fuel efficiency, aerodynamic performance with small take-off and landing distances.

NASA's Langley Aerodynamic Research Centre, located in Virginia, is organising a student forum during Nov 15-16 and the SRM University team has been invited to make their presentation, the statement said.

IIT-K and SRM University launched their small satellites -- Jugnu and SRMSAT Wednesday -- using an Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle -.

City-based Anna University became the first Indian university to have launched a satellite Anusat in 2009.

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