AmbaSat 10-week course begins

Friday 28th February 2020 – Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College, Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom. An excellent launch today of our first 10-week course at Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College. Thanks to all staff and the 25 students who are taking part in the satellite course. The introduction PowerPoint presentation is now available for download […]

AmbaSat-1 TV Appearance

One of AmbaSat-1’s backers, Svetoslav Alexandrov was recently interviewed on Bulgarian National TV and talked about sending his AmbaSat-1 Satellite into Low Earth Orbit. Here is a link to the YouTube video: And Svetoslav’s original Tweet: Svetoslav Alexandrov@Zvezdichko¬∑Feb 13 “I had the opportunity to speak on Bulgarian National SKAT TV Channel about Solar Orbiter and […]

AmbaSat-1 Kits Shipping and Progress Update

We’ve been working hard this week to ship the third batch of AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits. Our PCB supplier is now back online but not yet fully operational. We will be ramping-up deliveries as more supplies start to come through. For those backers who’ve specified a KIT and are in one of the below sensor groups, […]

Backer Update – First AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits Now Shipping!

A momentous occasion! We are very pleased to announce shipping of the first batch of AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits. Thank you to all Sensor-01 backers who have already replied to last week’s email. For those of you who have indicated that you are happy to do a full self-assembly, we have begun shipping your kits out. […]

Backer Update – AmbaSat-1 Parts & Shipping

Exciting news for all our backers! Satellite parts have been arriving thick and fast this week from various different suppliers (see images below). We now have AmbaSat-1 mainboards, solarboards, all the sensor boards (YES!), transceiver chips, CH340 programmers and more! Sensor boards 01 (SHT30-DIS-F2.5KS), 02 (STS21) and 04 (OPT3001DNPT) have passed all tests with the […]

AmbaSat-1 & Teesside University – GPS Tracker

Today we met the team behind Teesside University’s Tu2Space project at Teesside University. Thank you everyone for your time today. It was a real pleasure to meet you all and also to demonstrate and discuss AmbaSat-1 Satellite GPS and its capabilities. The AmbaSat-1 Satellite with GPS sensor will be onboard the next Tu2Space launch, scheduled […]

LoRa Messages from Space with TTN

Yes, it does work! Where Fossat failed, the Lacuna setup most definitely worked! Well done to Andreas Spiess who has been working on getting a LoRa message through TTN. Check out his video below:

AmbaSat-1 Sensor Options

Every AmbaSat-1 comes supplied with gyroscope, accelerometer and magnetometer sensors. These sensors come in the form of a single integrated chip (IC) which is called the LSM9DS1. In addition to the LSM9DS1, when you select your AmbaSat kit, you get the option to choose which type of additional sensor you would like to fit onto […]


Hi, It’s our first day back in the office after the Christmas break and we wanted to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and a fantastic welcome to the rocketing twenties! AMBASAT-1 ROCKET LAUNCH MANIFEST Our joint press release with Interorbital Systems is due very soon but we wanted to share the very exciting […]

Build-your-own mini satellite – Springwise Review

IoT experts AmbaSense created build-and-code kits for solar-powered Sprite satellites that can be purchased in various stages of completion. Personal mini space satellites open up new dimensions of exploration. Space is no longer available to only astronauts and entrepreneurs. The AmbaSat-1 IoT space satellite kit provides unlimited opportunities for individual space exploration. Created and built […]