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Flying Laptop

Flying Laptop [University of Stuttgart]

Flying Laptop is a German minisatellite of the IRS (Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany with a primary mission objective to demonstrate and qualify new small-satellite technologies for follow-up missions.

Flying Laptop will demonstrate a number of innovative technologies including infra-red high speed optical links. It also carries three cameras with 25 meter resolution and an S-Band downlink for near real time observations.

Nation: Germany
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: IRS
Contractors: IRS
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 2 years
Mass: 120 kg
Orbit: ~500km
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Flying Laptop (FLP) 2017-042G 14.07.2017 Ba LC-31/6 Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M with Kanopus-V-IK 1, WNISAT 1R, NORSAT 1, NORSAT 2, TechnoSat, CICERO 1, 2, 3, Corvus-BC 1, Corvus-BC 2, MKA-N 1, MKA-N 2, Flock-2k 1, ..., 48, Lemur-2 42, ..., 49, NanoACE, Mayak, Iskra-MAI-85, Ecuador-UTE-YuZGU

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