ARAPAIMA Satellite

Spacecraft ARAPAIMA (Application for RSO Autonomous Proximity Analysis and Imaging)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status cancelled
Organisation Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country US

Conduct 3D, visual and IR imaging of resident space objects for Space Situational Awareness.


This nanosatellite aims to conduct 3D, visual and IR imaging of resident space objects (RSOs) of interest, and aims to demonstrate the power of nanosatellite technology in the fields of space situational awareness, reduction of orbital debris and asteroid characterization. Train future space professionals in the development of space systems by providing hands-on experience.

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Keywords SSA-Space Situational Awareness

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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