PW-Sat2 on Technology Forum on Student Micro/nanosatellites in China


On January 14-15, 2017 we had a pleasure to visit Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) at Technology Forum on Student Micro/nanosatellites. PW-Sat2 was represented in China by the project coordinator Inna Uwarowa, who gave a presentation about current status of our satellite, our works and developed mission. We are very glad and grateful for the invitation and warm reception. We would like to express our special thanks to the Harbin Institute of Technology for taking care of the travel and accommodation of our representative.

In 2015 students at HIT finished their satellite called LilacSat-2 that was launched into orbit on Chang Zheng 6 (CZ-6) rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

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New animation of PW-Sat2 mission

We’d like to present out new animation of PW-Sat2 deorbit sail deployment. It was developed by Marcin Świetlik, author of PW-Sat2 3D renders, and finally edited by Piotr Kuligowski – EPS team leader and our great electronic engineer.

The PW-Sat2 launch into orbit is scheduled for the end of 2017. We hope that despite delays of Falcon 9 launches we will be able to send our satellite to space within this limit.

PW-Sat2 to be launched into space in Q4 2017

Zespół PW-Sat2 po podpisaniu kontraktu na wyniesienie satelity w kosmos. Fot. Katarzyna Ciechowska (PW-Sat2)

PW-Sat2 team after the press conference announcing the launch into orbit. Phot. Katarzyna Ciechowska (PW-Sat2)

We are pleased to announce that on October 26, 2016 we have signed a contract with Innovative Space Logistics B.V. to launch our satellite PW-Sat2 into orbit. It will be launched on-board Falcon 9 in Q4 2017.

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The press release, photographs and visualizations are available below.

PW-Sat2 wins second prize in Deorbit Device Competition

The representation of PW-Sat2 team participated in Deorbit Device Competition, which took place during the UNISEC-Global Meeting. We are glad to inform that PW-Sat2’s deorbit sail won the second place, gaining committee’s and participants’ recognition and applaud.

Once again we would like to thank the Embassy of Poland in Sofia for support during our travel to the conference. We are also grateful to the Dean of The Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering for financing our stay in Bulgaria.

Reprezentacja zespołu PW-Sat2 podczas Deorbit Device Competition w 2016 r. w Bułgarii.

Representation of PW-Sat2 team during 2016’s Deorbit Device Competition in Bulgaria.

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Deorbit Sail at Deorbit Device Competition

Prototyp żagla deorbitacyjnego wraz z modelem satelity PW-Sat2

Prototyp żagla deorbitacyjnego wraz z modelem satelity PW-Sat2

We’re happy to announce the next success of PW-Sat2 team. We are one of the finalists of the international Deorbit Device Competition. The finals will take place on October 20, 2016 during The Fourth UNISEC-Global Meeting in Bulgaria.

Deorbit Device Competition (DDC) is the international contest organized to facilitate the sharing of innovative solutions for debris mitigation and developing effective deorbit devices that can be demonstrated and validated with CubeSats.

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