CubeSat Programme for Universities of Technology and High-tech Centers

Hands-on Training Programme on Small Satellites

How to start a CubeSat mission from scratch? Guided and trained by a high skilled team with proven experience, Alén Space hands-on training programme is designed to boost practical training in key technologies and engineering involved in a small satellite mission from zero to orbit.

We help technical universities and institutes of technology to take all the advantages of developing their own CubeSat missions.

Serpens CubeSat

Our 6-Step Method for Universities and High-tech Centers

Alén Space Team

Why Alén Space?

  • A team forged with the United Nations, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)

  • 12 years of small satellite projects

  • CubeSats missions: 100% success

  • Experienced with universities & tech institutions

  • Spin-off from University of Vigo

    (Top 200 Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 – Telecommunication Engineering)

  • Methodology based on ESA-ECSS standards

  • Technology proven on Space

Our CubeSats with Universities and Institutes of Technology


  • 2012
  • Project with Spanish National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA)

  • Launched on a Vega rocket: ESA and the Italian Space Agency (ASI)

  • 1U class


  • 2015
  • Project with Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) and University of Brasilia (UnB)

  • Launched from the International Space Station (ISS)
  • 3U class


  • 2018

  • Project with UVigo (Spain), University of Porto (Portugal) and CNRS (France)

  • Launched on a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome

  • 2U class

Get in Touch

Interested in learning more about our hand-on training programme on small satellites for universities and high-tech centers?

Feel free to send us your queries. Fill out this form and our team will contact you as soon as possible.

Proceso de montaje de un CubeSat en cámara limpia