|Name||LoLaSat (Low Latency Satellite)|
|Units or mass||3U|
|Status||not launched, expected in 2023|
|Organisation||Smart Small Satellite Systems (S4)|
|Operator||Center for Telematics|
|Partners||Center for Telematics|
Test satellite for broadband internet in very low Earth orbit (VLEO).
Task of examining the influence of the VLEO on satellite communication in more detail. To this end, it will build a small satellite, launch it and operate it in the VLEO for several months in order to carry out various experiments.
The start-up takes over the management of the consortium, lays out the system, builds it and will procure the rocket launch.
The global provider of communication payloads TESAT Spacecom from Backnang near Stuttgart will design and build the satellite's innovative communication technology.
The Center for Telematics from Würzburg - a sister company of S4 GmbH - is responsible for the necessary ground technologies and the operation of the satellite.
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|Keywords||VLEO (Very Low Earth Orbit)|