Apr 7, 2021
OQ Technology Selects NanoAvionics for its MACSAT Satellite IoT Mission
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NanoAvionics was selected by OQ Technology to build its MACSAT satellite mission aiming to demonstrate 5G Internet-of-Things service from Low Earth Orbit. NanoAvionics will build and test a 6U Nanosatellite platform to host the MACSAT communication payload.
The mission is planned for launch in 2021/2022 and will be a flagship for demonstrating advanced 5G IoT services in strategic satellite frequencies and for different end-customers.
The in-orbit pathfinder mission (MACSAT) aims to foster Luxembourg and European space industry partnerships and is supported by the Luxembourg National Space program (“LuxIMPULSE”).
Cover photo: Omar Qaise - CEO of OQ Technology (left) and Žilvinas Kvedaravičius - Business Development Director at NanoAvionics (right)
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