Name LoLaSat (Low Latency Satellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2023
Organisation Smart Small Satellite Systems (S4)
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation Germany
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)

Last modified: 2023-06-09
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