Sapienza Space Systems and Space Surveillance Laboratory

The S5Lab research team at Sapienza University of Rome is primarily aimed at developing space systems (nano-satellites, stratospheric payloads, etc.) and at managing a network of optical observatories for space debris surveillance.


Our CubeSats


IKUNS3 – 3rd Italian-Kenyan Nano-Satellite

Status: Launched on 22 March 2021, operational in-orbit


IKUNS-B – 2nd Italian-Kenyan University Nano-Satellite
ESA Fly Your Satellite! Programme

Status: Ready to be launched in mid-August 2021


1st Italian-Kenyan Nano-Satellite

Status: Mission concluded, de-orbited in Summer 2020

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