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PW-Sat 1

PW-Sat 1

PW-Sat 1 is the first polish nanosatellite. The CubeSat-based satellite is to deploy a flexible solar array in space.

PW-Sat 1 was orbited as a piggy-back payload on the maiden flight of the Vega launch vehicle. The satellite was successfully deployed in orbit, but no signals were received.

Nation: Poland
Type / Application: Technology
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment: deployable flexible solar array
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PW-Sat 1 2012-006G 13.02.2012 Ko ELV Vega with LARES, ALMASat 1, e-st@r, Goliat, MaSat 1, ROBUSTA, UniCubeSat-GG, XaTcobeo, LARES-A&H/SS