In the end, the Soyuz cargo ship with only Hungarian satellites on board

Sandra Loyd

The Soyuz-2.1.a cargo ship, which was fortunately launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, launched 38 satellites from 19 countries, including Hungary, into Earth orbit.

The spacecraft was originally scheduled to launch in the third quarter of 2020 and was rescheduled for 20 March 2021. However, on Saturday, Roscosmos postponed the start 38 minutes before the start due to technical reasons.

The new time was set first on Sunday and then on Monday morning. Dmitry Rogozin, CEO of the Russian state-owned space company, said the disruption was not in the launch vehicle

1 pocket satellite orbiting from the Italian satellite UNISAT-7. The Hungarian spacecraft is the twin brother of the world’s first operating 5x5x5 centimeter (1 PocketQube) small satellite, SMOG-P. Its primary mission is to study man-made electromagnetic pollution, electrosmog, which can be measured in the area around the Earth. As a secondary mission, a total ionizing dosimeter was aboard to study the effect of the Sun’s particles on electronics. , the designer and project manager of which is the Astronomy and Earth Sciences Research Center of the Eötvös Loránd Research Network. The 10x10x10 centimeter cube satellite with gamma-ray detector is the first experimental copy of a large-scale astronomical satellite network that will allow the source of gamma-ray bursts to be identified very accurately.

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