OPS-SAT VOLT Satellite

Name OPS-SAT VOLT (Versatile Optical Laboratory for Telecommunications)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 16U
Status not launched, expected in 2026
Launcher not launched
Organization Craft Prospect
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Headquarters UK
Manufacturer AIVT by AAC Clyde Space
Operator ?
Costs $2.5 million

Test and evaluate real-time techniques and technologies with a focus on optical and quantum direct to earth communication.


The mission’s objective is to demonstrate products and services within a Versatile Optical Laboratory for Telecommunications (VOLT). Several capability demonstrations are planned, including quantum key delivery, optical communications, and hyperspectral imagery capture for climate resilience applications. Payload experimentation will be facilitated through a secure, reconfigurable high-performance computing system.

Craft Prospect completes Phase 1 of Ops-Sat VOLT, 2024-05-16:

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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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