Tag Archives: satellites

TuPOD deployed by ISS astronauts

The TuPOD has officially been deployed by the astronauts of the “Kibo” Experiment Module of the ISS on January 16, 2017 at 10:50GMT, as scheduled.    The astronauts manually set the launch of six small satellites that were transported to the ISS aboard the spacecraft “KOUNOTORI-6” last month, including the TuPOD. The astronauts accomplished the task using […]

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TuPOD deployment date confirmed

The ultimate step of the TuPOD‘s itinerary is fast approaching: the date of its deployment from the International Space Station (ISS) is set for January 16 (Monday), 2017, at 10:50 GMT (19:50 JST). The astronauts of the Japanese Experiment Module “KIBO” (JEM) will deploy the satellite that was carried aboard the spacecraft HTV-6. The TuPOD reached the ISS on […]

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Background – Before G.A.U.S.S. Srl

The first UNISAT satellites were developed by GAUSS Group from Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale of Rome. The UNISAT (University Satellite) program as part of the space research projects of GAUSS Group started in 1990 and finished in 2012 with the launch of UNICUBESAT-GG. In 2012 the company G.A.U.S.S. Srl was founded and from there onwards it has continued launching […]

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UNISAT-7

G.A.U.S.S. Srl is preparing a DNEPR Launch of a new satellite, UniSat-7, into the SSO orbit, containing CubeSats and PocketQubes. The launch is planned for 2017 and we are currently looking into the payloads to include in our satellite.     Overview of the future UniSat-7 satellite  Characteristics of the UniSat-7 mission: Total mass: 32 kg Sun-Synchronous orbit: […]

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