ELO Satellite

Satellite ELO Alpha (Tyvak-182A, Eutelsat LEO for Objects)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational
Launched 2021-04-29
NORAD ID 48271
Deployer RailPOD [Tyvak]
Launcher Vega (VV18)
Entity name Eutelsat
Institution Company
Entity type Commercial
Headquarters US
Manufacturer AIVT by Terran Orbital

Assess the performance of LEO satellites in providing narrowband connectivity for objects.


Narrowband system to evaluate the pros and cons of LEO for connecting low-power, low-data devices in the emerging “Internet of Things” space. ELO will be used to assess the performance of low earth orbit satellites in providing narrowband connectivity for objects.

PAYLOAD: Multi-frequency antennas, flexible RF front-ends solutions, and a customized software defined radio (SDR) drawing on the technology of Sigfox, which runs a unique global narrowband network dedicated to the IoT.

Sources [1] [2] [3]
Photo sources [1] [2] [3]
COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - Tyvak
Keywords Deployable antenna
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

Feel free to connect at any time.

Created by Erik Kulu

Email: erik.kulu@nanosats.eu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/erikkulu

Social Platforms

LinkedIn: Nanosats
Twitter: @nanosatellites

Sister Websites

NewSpace Index: newspace.im
Factories in Space: factoriesinspace.com

Copyright © 2014 - 2024 Erik Kulu