Thanks to the VZLUSAT-2 satellite, the Czech Republic has its eyes in orbit. It is the only satellite built in the Czech Republic capable of taking high-resolution photos of Earth. It sent pictures of Prague, Orlík, the Czech Republic’s, Slovakia’s and Austria!s border areas, and of the Alps. The VZLUSAT-2 satellite is celebrating a year in orbit these days. It was launched by Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket from Space X on January 13, 2022.

Prague, October 10, 2022

Since the beginning of its mission, VZLUSAT-2 has taken color and black-and-white images from several continents. It is fully under control and can photograph any part of the Earth.

Vltava, October 10, 2022


Nove Mlyny, October 11, 2022

Vladímír Dániel, who as a scientist participated on the construction of VZLUSAT-2 and VZLUSAT-1, explains that the VZLUSAT-2 satellite is equipped with an orientation and stabilization system based on reaction wheels and many sensors. „Now we can take a picture in any direction. In this case, we will achieve a high resolution

Alps, September 22, 2022

contact: pr@nullvzlu.cz