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UNIQUE DANISH NANO-SATELLITE IN ORBIT AROUND THE ARCTIC

UNIQUE DANISH NANO-SATELLITE IN ORBIT AROUND THE ARCTIC A new Danish nano-satellite has been launched into space to test its ability to monitor ships and aircraft in the Arctic. The satellite Ulloriaq (meaning “star” in Greenlandic) was launched successfully into space on February 2. Ulloriaq weighs approximately eight kilograms (17.6 pounds) and measures 300 x 200 x 100 millimeters (11.8 x 7.9 x 3.9 inches). The satellite will fly over the Arctic 16 times a day, once every hour and a half, from an orbital path approximately 540 kilometers (336 miles) above the Earth.   More



(Source: The Maritime Executive - Feb 8)

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