Space Science Satellite

The Yarilo-1 spacecraft is a constellation of four nanosatellites designed to study solar activity and radiation conditions in low-Earth orbit.

Name of SatelliteYarilo-1
PurposeSpace Science
ContractorBauman Moscow State Technical University
Country of ContractorRussia
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)552
Date of Launch28.09.2020
Launch SitePlesetsk Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2.1b
COSPAR Number2020-068E
NORAD Number46490

Yarilo-1 and Yarilo-2 Space Science Satellite of Cubesat 1.5U format were launched on 28 September 2020. The peculiarity of the mission is the presence on the satellites of an experimental unfolding structure of the ‘Solar Sail’ type, designed to orbit the satellites and build a constellation. The vehicles were developed by students, postgraduates and young specialists of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here