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LituanicaSAT 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-036D

Description

LituanicaSAT-2 is 3U CubeSat in-orbit technology demonstration mission led by Vilnius University. The mission is a part of a network of 50 nano-satellites called „QB50“ that will be launched together in 2016 from the ISS. The science objective of the mission is to carry out long term measurements of key parameters and constituents in yet largely unexplored lower thermosphere and ionosphere. The satellites will be deployed into a circular orbit at an altitude higher than 300 km.

Alternate Names

  • 42768
  • LITUANICASAT2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-06-23
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 4 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Lithuania)

Disciplines

  • Other
  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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