Kelpie

Kelpie
Kelpie
Kelpie
Name Kelpie
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation AAC Clyde Space
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation UK
Manufacturer AIVT by AAC Clyde Space
Operator AAC Clyde Space
Costs $5,900,000 for the manufacturing, launch and long-term operations of two CubeSats
Oneliner

Space-as-a-service model to build and operate spacecraft and sell AIS data exclusively to ORBCOMM.

Description

Clyde Space will build and launch two AIS-enabled CubeSats, each hosting three dedicated AIS receivers, including a highly versatile Software Defined Radio (SDR)-based receiver. ORBCOMM has an exclusive license for the low-latency AIS data provided by Clyde Space. Space-as-a-service model in which Clyde Space owns and operates the satellites to deliver AIS data exclusively to ORBCOMM and its customers.

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Keywords AIS, Space-As-A-Service

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Kelpie 1 (Clyde Orbcomm) not launched 2023-01-03 not launched
Kelpie 2 (Clyde Orbcomm) not launched 2023-12-30 not launched

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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