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The two CubeSats were launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on January 9, 2014 and deployed from the ISS on February 28.LituanicaSAT-1 carried a FM transponder and a camera while LitSat-1 had a linear (SSB/CW) transponder developed by by William Leijenaar PE1RAH.
LitSat-1 was the lighter satellite and re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and burnt up on May 23, the heavier LituanicaSAT-1 remained in orbit until July 28.
Watch a presentation on LituanicaSAT-1 given by Gintautas Sulskus to the 2014 AMSAT-UK Colloquium in Guildford
Last Edited By: w8eeo Sep 18 14 5:04 PM. Edited 1 time