Conference: CubeSat LuxCube

LuxCube is the first CubeSat satellite student project to be developed at the University of Luxembourg. The project will be officially launched during a conference which will take place on Thursday 20 September, featuring speakers from the aerospace industry. 

Having primarily an educational objective, LuxCube project aims to provide hands-on satellite-building experience to students. They will learn to design, build, test, and operate space hardware. LuxCube design complies with one unit CubeSat standards of 10x10x10cm in size and a maximum weight of 1.33kg. LuxCube secondary mission objective is to image the Earth’s surface, particularly Luxembourg, and to evaluate the flight data collected from the subsystems for future CubeSat’s designs.

Date, time & location

Thursday, 20 September 2018 – 17:30 – 19:00

Kirchberg Campus, JFK Building, room E004, 29, Avenue J.F Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg


Presentation and introduction of LuxCube

  • Edder Rabadan Santana, postdoctoral researcher, Research Unit in Engineering Sciences (RUES), University of Luxembourg
  • Andrija Djordjevic, bachelor student in engineering, University of Luxembourg

Nanosatellite Operations: GomX4 Lessons Learned and Future Concepts

  • Jan Thoemel, Head of Satellite Operations, Gomspace, Luxembourg

GomSpace is a globally leading manufacturer & supplier of nanosatellite solutions for customers in the academic, government and commercial markets. Our team of approximately 200 employees serve customers in more than 50 countries with a wide range of skills and qualifications – including systems integration, nanosatellite platforms and advanced miniaturised radio technology.

Small Satellites: Changing how Earth Observation Business is Done

  • Agnieszka Lukaszczyk, Director of Policy Europe, Planet. Brussels

Planet designs, builds, and launches satellites faster than any company or government in history by using lean, low-cost electronics and design iteration. Planet started as a small team of physicists and engineers, and now operates the world’s largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites. We offer our customers a diverse selection of 3-meter, 5-meter, and 80-centimeter data products, all under one roof.

For further details, please contact Edder Rabadan Santana. 

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