"Hello, kids from the star" – greetings from space to autistic children
Tuesday marked World Autism Awareness Day. On that day, China's "Ladybeetle -1" satellite transmitted Morse code saying "Hello kids from the star," sending greetings and love to autistic children.
A sketch map of "Ladybeetle -1" satellite in orbit. [Photo: Commsat]
The satellite, launched by private space company Commsat, is the only one that can transmit Morse code.
The "Ladybeetle -1" satellite transmits Morse code saying "Hello kids from the star," in Beijing on April 2, 2019. [Photo: Beijing Planetarium/Ma Jin]