First Armenian indigenous satellite already in orbit
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 2, ARMENPRESS. The first Armenian indigenous satellite – Hayasat 1 – developed by Bazoomq space research lab jointly with CSIE - Center for Scientific Innovation and Education, has detached from the SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket and has entered orbit.
“Next the satellite will deploy its antennas and we will establish contact with it. At this moment the satellite is charging its batteries through solar panels,” Bazoomq Co-founder, board member & CTO Hayk Martirosyan told Armenpress.
The satellite will then start to send status updates.
The ground station can already receive data from the satellite.
The SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket carrying Hayasat-1 took off into orbit on December 1.