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C-Space is home to Ireland's first satellite EIRSAT-1

A team of students and professors at University College Dublin (UCD) are currently designing, building, and preparing to launch Ireland’s very first satellite. In addition to making history, through its development, UCD space science and engineering students have the opportunity to develop sought-after skills in the industry. When it is completed, it will carry three experiments into Low Earth Orbit.

The EIRSAT-1 project is carried out with the support of the Education Office of the European Space Agency, under ESA's (opens in a new window)Fly your Satellite! Programme, Science and PRODEX programmes. EIRSAT-1 will fly payloads for gamma-ray astrophysics, advanced thermal materials, spacecraft control and an Antenna Deployment Module, all of which have been developed at UCD and are fully qualified.

(opens in a new window)Find out more on the EIRSAT-1 Mission Page.

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