Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Stamp Honors First Estonian Satellite

First Day of Issue: May 2, 2013 - Estonia

Estonia has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the first Estonian satellite.

ESTCube-1 is the first Estonian satellite and it is built in Estonia by students from Tartu University, Estonian Aviation Academy, Tallinn University of Technology and University of Life Sciences.

The main mission of the satellite is to test the electric solar wind sail, a novel space propulsion technology that could revolutionize transportation within the solar system.

Learn more at: Estonian Post

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