Velammal’s Young Scientist Master S. Siva Soorya of Std XI is crowned for his

spectacular achievement in the launch of 64 gm, the least weight, Kalam 3D SAT

Satellite in the orbit. A team of seven young scientists from different colleges and

schools headed by Mr. Rifath Sharook, the lead scientist, joined hands in monitoring the

growth of the Tulasi seed in the satellite as a part of research in space agriculture. This

satellite was launched on 22 nd June, 2017. The Government of Tamil Nadu bestowed a cash award of Rupees

Ten Lakhs for their extra ordinary accomplishment. The proud members of this maiden

attempt in space agriculture are Rifath Sharook – lead scientist, Tanisq, Vinay, Khasif,

Yagna Sai, Gopinath and S. Siva Soorya (Velammal Main School). Under the

leadership of Dr. Shrimathi Kesan (Space Kidz India). The management takes pride in

congratulating Master S. Siva Soorya for his incredible achievement in space


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