OPTOS (Optical Nanosatellite)

Name OPTOS (Optical Nanosatellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Was operational? (Confirmed operational in eoPortal, but no recent public news found)
Launched 2013-11-21
NORAD ID 39420
Deployer ISIPOD [ISISpace]
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation National Institute of Aerospace Technology
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation Spain
Launch brokerer ISILaunch

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.


Demonstrate new technologies. Distributed OBDH (On-Board Data Handling) subsystem based on FPGAs (Floating Point Gate Arrays), and CPLDs (Complex Programmable Logic Devices), an optical wireless communication system (OBCom) with a reduced CAN (Controller Area Network) protocol is implemented, internal structure is based on composite materials.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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