LitSat 1 [LSF]
LitSat 1 is a 1U-CubeSat project being developed by the Lietuvos Kosmoso Asociacija (Lithuanian Space Association) and KTU (Kaunas University of Technology). Together with LituanicaSAT 1 it is one of the first two Lithuanian satellites.
The satellite aims to use low cost open-source software and hardware for primary and secondary flight computers that will control the payload consisting of an onboard VGA camera, GPS receiver. It also carries a linear transponder and an AX.25 packet radio transceiver.
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.
|Type / Application:||Technology, education|
|Operator:||Lietuvos Kosmoso Asociacija (Lithuanian Space Association), KTU (Kaunas University of Technology)|
|Contractors:||Lietuvos Kosmoso Asociacija (Lithuanian Space Association), KTU (Kaunas University of Technology)|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||408 km × 414 km, 51.64°|
|LitSat 1||1998-067EM||09.01.2014||WI LC-0A||Antares-120||with Cygnus CRS-1, Flock-1 1, ..., 28, ArduSat 2, LituanicaSAT 1, SkyCube, UAPSat 1|