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South Korean Man To Launch Homemade Satellite
2012-07-26 07:54:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A South Korean inventor is going where no man has gone before“¦ rather he will be the first individual to send a do-it-yourself satellite into orbit, after securing a contract with a French technology company to get his device launched into space. The 2.2-lb., 4-cu.-in. satellite was fully designed, developed and constructed by Song Hojun, a 34-year-old engineering student and ex-intern of a private satellite company,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.