World's First Nanosatellite Launched

Dubai Media Office

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) along with NanoAvionics have launched the world's first DEWA-SAT 1 nanosatellite.

The nanosatellite will help in improving the maintenance and planning of electricity and water networks.

Designed and developed at DEWA’s Research and Development Centre in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, DEWA will also launch another U6 nanosatellites later this year to help in monitoring, managing and maintaining its electricity and water networks.

The satellite was launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Launch Complex in Florida, USA. 

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