GOMX-3 Satellite

Name GOMX-3 (GOMX 3)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2016-10-18. Was operational (Last RAINER report from 2016-10-18)
Launched 2015-08-19
NORAD ID 40949
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2015-10-05
Organization GomSpace
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Headquarters Denmark
Manufacturer AIVT by GomSpace
Operator GomSpace
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Partners ESA (European Space Agency), Danish Ministry of Science and Education, House of Natural Sciences

Demonstrate attitude control, high-speed downlink SDR and ADS-B.


Agile 3-axis attitude control with 1 degree pointing accuracy.

3 Mbps downlink with Syrlinks SATCOM spot-beam characterization using the Software Defined Radio payload. Acquisition of aircraft signals by reception of the ADS-B transponder signal. Part of the outreach programme for the visit of the Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen to the ISS.

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COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - GomSpace
  • TRANSMITTER - Syrlinks X-band EWC27
Subsystems sources [1]
Keywords ADS-B
On the same launch

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