Led by Students, Estonia Becomes 41st Space Nation

We are updating the story as new information comes in. Last update on 23 May 2013.

Estonia’s first satellite, student-built ESTCube-1, rocketed into orbit on 7 May 2013 at 5:06, thus making Estonia the 41st nation to have a man-made object in space.

Launch of ESTCube-1 on Vega.

Launch of ESTCube-1 on Vega. Photo: ESA–S. Corvaja, 2013

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