SIPS (Scanning Imaging Photometer Systems)

SIPS
Name SIPS (Scanning Imaging Photometer Systems)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status cancelled
Organisation Orion Space Solutions (ASTRA, Atmosphericc & Space Technology Research Associates)
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Orion Space Solutions
Operator Orion Space Solutions
Oneliner

Low cost and versatile sensor for UV remote sensing of the ionosphere.

Description

Low cost and versatile sensor for UV remote sensing of the ionosphere. Capable of providing night-time images of the ionosphere enabling almost continuous monitoring of the night-side ionosphere.

Combination:

  • UV Detector (photometer)
  • Scanning mirror.
Sources [1] [2]
Photo sources [1]

Last modified: 2023-06-08
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