EIRSAT-1: Ireland's First Satellite

'EIRSAT-1' stands for 'Educational Irish Research Satellite'. A team of students in University College Dublin, with support from academic and professional staff, has designed, built, tested, and will operate, Ireland's first satellite. It is a 2U CubeSat being developed as part of the European Space Agency's Fly Your Satellite programme. Launch is currently foreseen on the Vega-C VV23 flight.

EIRSAT-1 is carried out with the support of the Education Office of the European Space Agency, under the educational Fly your Satellite! Programme.