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Aalto 1



Aalto-1 is the first Finnish Satellite and the product of a student satellite project initiated in 2010 at Aalto University by a group of grad students enrolled in a Space Technology special assignment course. The satellite is a 3U CubeSat outfitted with an Imaging Fabry-Perot Spectrometer, a Compact Radiation Monitor and an Electrostatic Plasma Brake.

Alternate Names

  • 42775
  • Aalto1

Facts in Brief

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

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Finland)


  • Technology Applications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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