A nanosatellite developed at the UPC has been placed in orbit with six experiments on board !

The launch, funded by the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC), took place at 5:30 a.m. from the Sriharikota space base (India) The 3Cat-1 is a small satellite developed at the NanoSat Lab of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Aboard the PSLV-C43 Indian rocket, the satellite has seamlessly …

General Introduction to FSSCat

Service summary FSSCat is an innovative mission concept consisting of two federated 6U Cubesats in support of the Copernicus Land and Marine Environment services. They carry a dual microwave payload (a GNSS-Reflectometer and a L-band radiometer with interference detection/mitigation), and a multi-spectral optical payload to measure soil moisture, ice extent, …