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Hello new Semester!

We wish you all a good and fresh start in the semester! If you are interested in joining us, than come to our KickOff for this semester: WARR General: 21.10, 18 O’Clock, MW0250 Satellite technology: 28.10, 18 O’Clock, MI HS1,MW 0608m, EI N2408@0104 See you there!

Hello new website!

We now have a new website! This will be the new home for all the news and updates about all our satellite projects. You still can access the old pages with the same link if you have to. So if you want to stay updated make sure you either follow us on one of our […]


The MOVE-BEYOND satellite platform shall serve as baseline for the next satellites built at the Chair of Astronautics and – in case the systems get so far – be the platform for any missions of the origins-excellence cluster. Apart from the technical goal of developing one satellite platform that shall fly on at least two […]


MOVE-II is a small satellite which was launched into space in December 2018. MOVE-II is a CubeSat, a tiny satellite with dimensions of 10 x 10 x 13 cm and a mass of 1.2 kg. It is the second satellite of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the follow-up project of First-MOVE. The name […]


MOVE-ON is developing a High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) as a experimental and testing platform for future satellite missions. Scientific and also technical payloads are build by the students, staff of the chair or external costumers. MOVE-ON is building on the experience of past satellite missions of the chair and the MOVE missions. More information […]


The first satellite built at TU Munich was a cooperation between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Chair for Astronautics (LRT). The 10x10x11.3 cm cube-shaped nanosatellite launched on Nov 21st 2013 from Yasny, Russia into a sun-synchronous orbit. The primary mission ended in late December the same year but First-MOVE continues to transmit its […]