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  • 07/03/2014 – Satellite LitSat-1 successfully controlled from Kaunas. According to, the satellite LitSat-1 of the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is already successfully controlled form the Earth. On Tuesday, the satellite radio station of KTU established a two-way connection with LitSat-1 for the first time, informs LETA/ELTA. For the more information please click here.


  • 13/12/2013 – First Lithuanian-made satellite to speak from outer space. According to, American company Orbital Sciences has finally announced the launch date of their spacecraft Cygnus. The craft will carry Lithuanian-made satellites for the first time in country’s history. For the more information please click here.


  • 11/12/2013 – Lithuania has institutions and companies capable of participating in space programmes. According to Baltic News Service, the launch of the first Lithuanian satellites will promote the signing of an agreement with the European Space Agency, says Vidmantas Tomkus, the director of the Lithuanian Space Association. For the more information please click here.


  • 01/10/2013 – Lithuanian satellite with a reaction sphere is being prepared for launching. According to “Aviacijos pasaulis”, new steps of Lithuania towards space are being made by developing nanosatellites. Two working groups are working towards the development of concepts for the international project QB50. Over several years, Lithuanian Space Association (LKA) have managed to make a small however a clearly visible both political and social breakthrough in cosmic consciousness in Lithuania. For the more information please click here.


  • 12/01/2012 – Living in the Space: True RealityAccording to TEDxVilnius, Vidmantas Tomkus, director of Lithuanian Space Association, has explained how complex Space exploration is, and that space exploration is considered as a strategic asset. Huge investments are made to understand new phenomena; however, no single nation can afford it alone. Vidmantas will present his understanding how space could be accessible to the broader community. For the more information please click here.


  • 11/08/2011 – Heads of the Largest International Space Organizations Meet in Vilnius. According to, as Davos, a small town in Switzerland, has been referred to as capital of the World Economic Forum for 40 years already, Vilnius is to become such a symbol for the space sector. On 16-18 November space conference SEMWO (Space Economy in Multipolar World) is organized for he second time there and will host participants from USA, China, Japan, Russia and other countries. For the more information please click here.