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In: PW-Sat2

31
Jul

PW-Sat2 left Poland

In May 2018, the PW-Sat2 satellite, built by members of the Students’ Space Association WUT was fully integrated, tested and prepared for launch. Since then, it has been waiting in…

07
Mar

PW-Sat2 on the home straight before the flight into space

Zintegrowany PW-Sat2 w lutym 2018 r.

After several months of very intensive work, on February 28th, 2018 PW-Sat2’s integration was completed. The satellite built by students of the Warsaw University of Technology is ready for the…

07
Feb

Drop Tower deorbit sail tests summary + video

Zespół PW-Sat2 wraz ze specjalistami z Drop Tower po udanych testach żagla deorbitacyjnego w listopadzie 2017 r.

By the end of November 2017, the PW-Sat2 team successfully conducted deployment tests of the deorbit sail in conditions of microgravity and decreased pressure in the Centre of Applied Space…

24
Aug

PW-Sat2 accepted to 9th European CubeSat Symposium

Prace nad żaglem deorbitacyjnym w Laboratorium Centralnym Cezamat PW. Fot. D. Roszkowski/PW-Sat2

We’re happy to inform that we are accepted to present the design of our deorbit sail during 9th European CubeSat Symposium that is going to take place in November in…

22
Jul

Our deorbit sail to be tested on Drop Tower

Bremen Drop Tower (Credit: Peter Gorges/flickr.com)

PW-Sat2 team has another marvelous message we can share with you! Our team has qualified for the Drop Tower Experiment Series (DropTES) organized by The United Nations Office for Outer…

22
May

We started works in Cezamat’s cleanroom

Prace nad żaglem deorbitacyjnym PW-Sata2 w cleanroomie Laboratorium Centralnego CEZAMAT PW. For. PW-Sat2

The Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering (WUT) where the PW-Sat2 project is being conducted started a cooperation with The Center for Advanced Materials and Technology CEZAMAT. The agreement signing allowed…

01
May

We received the support from PGNiG S.A. and Ignacy Łukasiewicz Foundation

We are glad to welcome new companies among our partners – Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) and Ignacy Łukasiewicz Polish Oil and Gas Foundation. The organizations have supported our…

20
Jan

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…

10
Jan

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 –…

26
Oct

PW-Sat2 to be launched into space in Q4 2017

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…