He first satellite developed and assembled entirely in Euskadi, it will be launched into space in the middle of the next year 2024 from CaliforniaUnited States, within the ‘Transporter 11’ mission, of SpaceX.
This project, called ‘LUR-1’, will have the mission of observe and photograph the Earth and it is being executed by the company Added Value Solutions (AVS) from its facilities in the Álava Technology Park, in Miñano, for three years.
He monitoring and receipt of photographs Taking the satellite from various places on Earth will also be carried out from the aforementioned Basque technological and scientific park.
On a visit to the AVS facilities, the Lehendakari, Inigo Urkulluannounced that the company has also been awarded the first trade mission based on satellite platforms, the ‘Roads’ mission, of the POT. The objective of this mission is to demonstrate key technologies for orbiting, life extension and maintaining satellites in orbit.
Urkullu congratulated AVS for sharing technological capabilities with “first division allies like NASA or the European Space Agency.