First contact with VZLUSAT-2 reported

First contact with VZLUSAT-2 reported

This afternoon, VZLUSAT-2 was deployed from D-Orbit’s orbital transfer vehicle and sent the first signals to ground control The satellite manufactured by Czech Aerospace Research Centre (VZLU) was launched from the ION satellite carrier at 15:02:31 UTC, west off South...
VZLUSAT-2 is ready to obtain precise images of the Earth

VZLUSAT-2 is ready to obtain precise images of the Earth

On Thursday, January 13th, the second nanosatellite made by VZLU (Czech Aerospace Research Centre) will be launched from Cape Canaveral. The on-board equipment of VZLUSAT-2 includes – among other instruments – two experimental cameras and a precise attitude...
Czech satellite VZLUSAT-2 is ready for its January launch

Czech satellite VZLUSAT-2 is ready for its January launch

The VZLUSAT-2 nanosatellite, designed and constructed at the Czech Aerospace Research Centre (VZLU), has been successfully integrated into the deployer and is ready for its launch with Spaceflight Inc., which should take place on January 10, 2022. The second VZLU...