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Anna University, India to develop satellite

Speaking at the 24th convocation of the Anna University, G Madhavan Nair, Chairman, ISRO mentioned that besides Chandrayan-1, ISRO plans to launch ‘ASTROSAT’, a satellite to observe the universe and ‘Megha-Tropiques’, a satellite for studying the tropical climate. He also announced that ISRO had decided to work jointly with Anna University to develop a micro-satellite named ‘ANUSAT’, which will be the first ever effort by an Indian university to develop a satellite. He also said that ISRO planned to augment a satellite-based weather information services which would help Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) improve their weather forecasting capabilities.