Lithuanian satellite launched to space from India

  • 2017-06-28
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Lituanica SAT-2, a satellite developed by scientists of Vilnius University (VU) and NanoAvionics company, was launched to space on a rocket from India last Friday, June 23. The satellite was successfully launched shortly after 7 A.M. (Lithuanian time), NanoAvionics said on social media. The launch is part of the QB50 project aimed at launching a group of small satellites to space to study the lower layers of the thermosphere. Led by the von Karman Institute in Belgium, the project involved scientists from 23 countries and about 50 universities for more ...
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