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Flying Laptop

Flying Laptop [HLRS]

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
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 Vo LC-1S Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M with Meteor-M 2-1, Ionosfera 1, Ionosfera 2, Baumanets 2, SCOUT, WNISAT 1R, TechnoSat, NORSAT 1, AISSat 3, Flock-2 1, ..., xx, Lemur-2 xx-xx, Lemur-3 xx-xx, SEAM