Aalto-1 from Satellite Dataset
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  About Aalto-1

  Second heaviest satellite launched by Finland into space at 5 kg

Aalto-1 is a civil satellite operated by Aalto University (Finland) for the purpose of technology development.

Constructed by Aalto University (Finland), it was launched into space using PSLV as the launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 23 June 2017. Aalto-1 orbits around the Earth as a LEO satellite.

Designated with COSPAR ID 2017-036L and NORAD ID 42775, Aalto-1 is designed to operate in space for a lifetime of 2 years. It has a launch mass of 5 kg.

With an orbital eccentricity of 1.45E-03, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 497km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 517km. It takes 95 minutes to orbit the Earth.

With generated usable power of 5 watts, Aalto-1 orbits at an inclination of 97 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.


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