Once the satellite has passed the necessary testing, it will be launched on board a rocket and taken to the International Space Station, from there it will be released into Earth’s low orbit.
Next April, the Światowid satellite will finish its testing phase. It will be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) from where it will be launched into orbit, the president of SatRevolution, Grzegorz Zwoliński, told PAP.
The Kielce University rover adds its competition-winning weight to the Polish space race.
Poland is getting increasingly involved in space research, most notably in the development and construction of Mars rovers.
Space company Sener Polska told PAP that it is set to take part in a new project by the European Space Agency (ESA), by designing equipment for a space satellite.
The Polish Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology (MPiT) has announced that more and more Polish companies are participating in international space missions (including ones organized by NASA and ESA- European Space Agency).