Successful Deployment of MIR-SAT1

The MIR-SAT1 was successfully deployed into Space from the ISS via the KIBO Module on the 22 June 2021 at 14:55 (MUT). The first signals from the satellite were well-received in Australia and USA after the satellite had deployed its antennae and solar panels on orbit. As it passed for the first time over Mauritius at 16:56 on the same day, its beacon signals were well-received by the Ground Control Station at the MRIC.

Chairman of MRIC, Dr K. Sukon, and Executive Director, Prof T. Bahorun with Officials of the MBRSC
Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation, Hon. D Balgobin checking a honeycomb panel
Satellite Assembly activities ongoing in Clean Room at MBRSC
Orbit Visualisation and Satellite Tracking at MBRSC
Conference room at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre
Clean Room at MBRSC
Satellite Imagery of Dubai, UAE