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LituanicaSAT 1 (LO 78, Lituanica-OSCAR 78)

LituanicaSAT 1 [Vilnius University]

LituanicaSAT 1 is a 1U-CubeSat project being developed by the Vilnius University. Together with LitSat 1 it is one of the first two Lithuanian satellites.

The satellite carries a VGA camera, GPS receiver, 9k6 AX25 FSK telemetry beacon and a 150 mW V/U FM voice transponder.

It was launched on board of Cygnus CRS-1 to the International Space Station, from where it was deployed on 28 February 2014 from the Kibo airlock by Nanoracks deployers.

In orbit, the satellite received the designation Lituanica-OSCAR 78 (LO 78).

LituanicaSAT 1 reentered the atmosphere on 28 July 2014.

Nation: Lithuania
Type / Application: Technology, education
Operator: Vilnius University
Contractors: Vilnius University
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 408 km × 414 km, 51.65
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
LituanicaSAT 1 (LO 78, Lituanica-OSCAR 78) 1998-067EN 09.01.2014 WI LC-0A Antares-120 with Cygnus CRS-1, Flock-1 1, ..., 28, ArduSat 2, LitSat 1, SkyCube, UAPSat 1

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