Mauritius Soon to be a Space Faring Nation!

The MIR-SAT1 (Mauritius InfraRed SATellite 1) is a 1U CubeSat, conceptualised by Mauritian Engineers and is currently in the design phase. Through the KiboCUBE Programme, the MIR-SAT1 has been offered a free launch to the ISS whereby it will be deployed in Space.

Useful links:

UNOOSA official Announcement: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/informationfor/media/2018-unis-os-497.html

Mauritius: Satellite Technology to Provide Mauritius a Way to Mitigate Challenges, Says Minister Sawmynaden: https://allafrica.com/stories/201812060694.html