Lume-1 is a 2-unit CubeSat type nanosatellite belonging to the University of Vigo, designed and manufactured by the Alén Space team. The satellite was launched on 27 December 2018, on a Russian Soyuz rocket.
Lume-1 is a key element of the European FireRS project, in which two other entities participate: the University of Porto (Portugal) and the LAAS in Toulouse (France). Its goal is the detection and monitoring of forest fires.
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* Cover & background photo: © Roscosmos / Real image of the launch of the Lume-1 nanosatellite on a Russian Soyuz rocket on 27 December 2018