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SSTL Announces the Successful Launch of UK In-Orbit Demonstrator Satellite TechDemoSat-1

July 15, 2014

SSTL Announces the Successful Launch of UK In-Orbit Demonstrator Satellite TechDemoSat-1

Guildford, United Kingdom, July 8, 2014—Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) today announced the successful launch of TechDemoSat-1, an in-orbit technology demonstration mission for innovative UK spacecraft equipment and software.   The spacecraft was launched into 635km sun-synchronous orbit on board a Soyuz-2 launch vehicle with a Fregat upper stage from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at