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Almasat 1

ALma MAter SATellite


Designation 38078 / 12006B
Launch date 13 Feb 2012
Country of origin Italy
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 322/1447 km
Inclination 69.5°
Period 102.5 min
Launch vehicle Vega #1

For the University of Bologna.

To demonstrate a new satellite bus.

End of life

Decay 25 Apr 2020

External resources


sat-index articles

n2yo.com tracking

Technical data


Prime contractor University of Bologna
Platform Almasat bus
Mass at launch 12.5 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 30 cm cube
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Downlink: 437.465 MHz 1200bps FSK and 2407.850 MHz

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