The CubeSat SamSat-218 developed in Samara State Aerospace University is ready for launch. In 25 august the cubesat was assembled and prepared for shipment to cosmodrome. SamSat-218 will be launched in december 2015 from the new cosmodrome Vostochny in the Russian Far East. It will be the first launch from this spaceport. The cubesat deployer developed by RSC Progress will be used to eject SamSat-218 from the upper stage «Volga».
In the photo: the lead developer of the satellite Efim Ustiugov and Prof. Igor Belokonov – Scientific Advisor of SSAU Centre of Tests and Integrated Optimization of Nanosatellites Systems.