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EnduroSat Launches Space Education Lab to Support Bulgaria’s Future Space Engineers

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Image credit: Launch event Space Education Lab, EnduroSat
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In a nutshell:

  • EnduroSat, a company that designs and engineers spacecraft for business applications and space exploration missions, announced the launch of Bulgaria’s biggest space education lab. 
  • It will host the new practice-oriented Master’s Program in Space Engineering and Technology, co-designed by EnduroSat, the Naval Academy, and the AirForce Academy.
  • The project is initiated and fully funded by EnduroSat


Get the details:

Azimov lab, the new facility built in the Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, is fully equipped with the latest gen hardware and software tools, enabling the development of real missions for LEO (low-earth-orbit with a period of 128 minutes or less) and beyond. The contribution comprises satellite systems alongside over 400 hours of engineering workshops led by EnduroSat’s lead engineers, supplemented by logistic support.

EnduroSat Launches Space Education Lab to Support Bulgaria’s Future Space Engineers,

Why it matters:

Established in 2015, EnduroSat has emerged as a notable player in the satellite industry, seeking to reshape the landscape of spatial data services. The company builds nanosatellites and offers shared satellite missions that give nations, companies, and even universities access to space. At its core, the main aim of the company is to simplify access and transactions involving data from orbiting sensors, with the potential to transform how space information is harnessed.

EnduroSat was founded in 2015 by Raycho Raychev, who previously created a leadership and space education program in Bulgaria called “Space Challenges”. 

The company has built a fleet of over 2K systems currently operational in space with a team of over 130 engineers. This has enabled them to serve more than 200 customers around the world.

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Teodora Atanasova is a News Editor at The Recursive. She covers everything around funding rounds, exits, startups expanding to international markets, big tech opening R&D in CEE, meaningful for the ecosystem partnerships.