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AlSat 1N



AlSat-1N, also known as AlSat-Nano, is a three-Unit CubeSat built by the Surrey Space Center and operated by the Algerian Space Agency and UK Space Agency for the demonstration of new technologies for use on future small satellite missions.

AlSat-Nano has been designed and built as part of an education program given by the Surrey Space Center to Algerian students to gain hands-on experience in the operation of a satellite mission. The UK Space Agency has provided the funds for the design and construction of the platform hardware while ASAL was in charge of final integration, testing and launch acquisition.

Alternate Names

  • 41789
  • AlSat-Nano
  • AlSat1N

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-09-26
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 4 kg

Funding Agencies

  • Algerian Space Agency (Algeria)
  • United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA) (United Kingdom)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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