The satellite was officially handed over to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on February 18 and was sent to the ISS on April 17, through the assistance of Cygnus-1 spacecraft from the US.
Sri Lanka’s first satellite ‘Ravana-1’, designed and developed by two local engineers, was successfully launched into orbit this week from the International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal.
Following are the biographies of our scientists.
Residence: Molagoda, Kegalle
Schools attended: Molagoda Primary School and Pinnawela National School
Higher Education: University of Peradeniya
Dulani Chamika Vithanage
Residence: Maththegoda, Kottawa
Education: Dharmapala Viyalaya, Kottawa and Sirimavo BandaranayakeBalika Vidyalaya, Colombo