SME-SAT (SMESAT)

SME-SAT
SME-SAT
SME-SAT
SME-SAT
SME-SAT
Satellite name SME-SAT (SMESAT)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status cancelled
Organisation University of Surrey
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Country UK
Partners Astrium, SensorNor Technologies, Theon, Hellenic Space System, SystematIC Design, SSBV Space & Ground Segments, MPB Communications, The Laboratory for Electromagnetic Innovations (LEMI), ISISpace
Oneliner

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.

Description

The primary purpose of this spacecraft is a technology demonstrator. Each SME in the consortium will be responsible for contributing a particular spacecraft subsystem.

These systems/subsystems will be integrated into a nanosatellite forming SME-SAT and allow Small to Medium Enterprises to space qualify and characterise their technologies in the environment of space.

The particular payloads that will be demonstrated in this project include: High precision ADCS (Surrey), Nano-Control Moment Gyros for agility (Surrey), Gyros (Sensonor), Accelerometers (Sensonor/Theon), Star sensor (ISIS), Failure Detection, Isolation and Recovery (HSS), Power system (SystematIC design, NL), Structures (MPB), Magnetometer (LEMI), GPS (SSBV).

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Last modified: 2023-11-04

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