PH-made cube satellites launch to ISS moved to Sunday

MANILA (UPDATE) — Two dice satellites evolved by way of the Philippines were introduced into area Sunday afternoon (Manila time) after going through delays because of dangerous climate.

The CubeSats Maya-3 and Maya-4 are amongst the ones on board the SpaceX Dragon flight that used to be introduced on the Kennedy House Middle in america.

The Nationwide Aeronautics and House Management streamed the release of the spacecraft, which might ship shipment to the Global House Station (ISS).

The spacecraft used to be meant to be introduced on Saturday however used to be not on time because of dangerous climate.

The 2 CubeSats have been evolved beneath the STAMINA4Space program during the enhance of the Division of Science and Generation, UP Diliman, Kyushu Institute of Generation and the Philippine House Company.

Except the 2 CubeSats, aboard the spacecraft are roughly 1,000 pounds of science experiments, and meals like cheese, ice cream and veggies for the ISS staff.

Younger Filipino students helped increase Maya-3 and Maya-4 along side students from different international locations. Maya 1 used to be introduced in 2018, whilst Maya 2 used to be introduced early this yr. 

With the brand new time table, the spacecraft is now forecast to dock on the ISS on Tuesday, NASA stated.

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