About project

This mission is specially dedicated to honor the 80th Anniversary of the flight across the Atlantic by Lithuanian-American pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas. Therefore the satellite bears the name of the original aircraft used during this historic flight – “Lituanica”.

Official LituanicaSAT-1 website – http://www.kosmonautai.lt/

Mission objectives:

  • To launch the first Lithuanian satellite into the Earth orbit;
  • To carry out the first space exploration experiments for Lithuania;
  • To test in space the technologies created by Lithuanians;
  • To test renewable energy sources in space;
  • To create new opportunities for business and education;
  • To improve collaboration between Lithuanian scientists from all over the world;
  • To take the first Lithuanian pictures from space;
  • To start Lithuania’s journey to the outer space.