Lithuania launched its own space 2 satellite this year.To mark this occasion a stamp was released on 20th September 2014.The stamps designed by the artist Evelina Paukštytė feature the both Lithuanian satellites launched into the space: LituanicaSAT-1 and LitSat-1. Along with the stamp, a booklet was also released.By launching into the space the first 2 Lithuanian satellites LituanicaSAT-1 and LitSat-1, on 9 January 2014, Lithuania joined the group of countries that have entered the space. The Lithuanian satellites flew around the orbit for six months.The satellites collected information about communications systems, took the photos of the Earth, Sun, and Moon, tested FM transmitters the signal of which was received by radio fans in more than 20 countries.
The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation AMSAT has assigned the satellite LituanicaSAT-1 an international number LO-78. Such numbers are assigned to the satellites that meet the requirements set for communications satellite.