Costa Rica News – INA. the National Institute of Learning, has introduced the project named the Irazú Project. This will be a lightweight, one kilogram, and cube shaped nanosatellite.
It will be built by talented Costa Rican hands with help of Metalworkers teachers at INA. This will be the first Central American satellite.
It’ll be launched into orbit in early 2018 in partnership with the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan, which will conduct tests on it and then launch it from the Kibo module of the International Space Station.
The satellite that will be used for Costa Rican interests. The nanosatellite will gain quality information about our forests.
The intention is to learn more about carbon dioxide in Costa Rican forests.
This initiative involves the Central American Association of Aeronautics and Space, the Technological Institute of Costa Rica, representatives of the government and business sectors, INA and Kyushu.