17 September 2012
Satellite launch lifts research to new heights
RMIT University's research collaboration with the German Aerospace Centre has entered a new phase with the launch of the TET-1 satellite.
TET-1 will test infrared image technology which will be used by RMIT disaster management researchers.
The satellite was launched from the world's largest space launch centre, the Cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan.
It will orbit around the earth at an altitude of 520km for up to five years.
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