Since the foundation of Company GAUSS Srl in 2012, several small satellites have been designed, developed, assembled and launched:
- UNISAT-5: designed and built by GAUSS was launched on the Dnepr rocket, from Yasny base (Russian Federation) on November 21st, 2013, carrying aboard eight nano-satellites (four CubeSats and four PocketQubes).
- UNISAT-6: launched from Yasny base (Russian Federation) on 19 June 19th, 2014, with four CubeSats.
- TUPOD: Launched from Japan on December 9th, 2016, using a Japanese launcher to reach the ISS. It was deployed on January 16th, 2017, it has released two TubeSats.
- UNISAT-7: GAUSS’ latest platform, launched on March 22nd, 2021. Five satellites were deployed: two CubeSats and three PocketQubes.
In less than two years UniSat-5 (2013) and UniSat-6 (2014) have carried into Space twelve Small Satellites.
UNISAT-7 (2021) has successfully release two CubeSats and three PocketQubes, using GAUSS proprietary deployment technology.