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News from the launch site

Lift-off....

08 Jul 2014

Lift-off....

Lift-off as planned at 15:58:28 UTC on 8 July 2014, on a Soyuz-2 with Fregat upper stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Integration to the Fregat upper stage, and we're ready to roll...

04 Jul 2014

Integration to the Fregat upper stage, and we're ready to roll...

The final preparations to integrate TechDemoSat-1 to the Fregat upper stage have been completed.

Launch site arrival, propellent loading and initial checks

11 Jun 2014

Launch site arrival, propellent loading and initial checks

The TechDemoSat-1 launch campaign has started at the launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan and our team has been busy preparing the spacecraft for its ride on-board a Soyuz-2 rocket with a Fregat upper stage.

TechDemoSat-1

News from the launch site

Lift-off....

08 Jul 2014

Lift-off....

Lift-off as planned at 15:58:28 UTC on 8 July 2014, on a Soyuz-2 with Fregat upper stage from Baikonur Cosmodrome.

Integration to the Fregat upper stage, and we're ready to roll...

04 Jul 2014

Integration to the Fregat upper stage, and we're ready to roll...

The final preparations to integrate TechDemoSat-1 to the Fregat upper stage have been completed.

Satellite Data

Name:
TechDemoSat-1

Customer:
Technology Strategy Board

Mission:

Mass:
150kg

Platform:
Technology Demonstrator

Launch Data

Launch Date:
2014-07-08 15:58:28.0000000

Launch Site:
Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Launcher:
Soyuz-2 with Fregat upper stage

Orbit:
~635km sun-synchronous, LTDN 9.00am

News


Satellite to demonstrate UK tech
BBC News 18 October 2010

SSTL announces TechDemoSat-1 launch date
SSTL press release 23 May 2014