SW1FT (Swift, SWIFTVISION)

SW1FT
SW1FT
Name SW1FT (Swift, SWIFTVISION)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Operational?
Launched 2022-01-13
NORAD ID 51089
Deployer DPOD / DCUBE [D-Orbit]
Launcher Falcon 9 (Transporter-3) (D-Orbit)
Deployment Deployed from D-Orbit ION on 2022-02-04
Organisation SatRevolution
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation Poland
Manufacturer AIVT by SatRevolution
Launch brokerer D-Orbit
Oneliner

In-orbit payload demonstration platform.

Description

In-orbit payload demonstration platform.
SW1FT, a 3U #satellite, carries an optical payload capable of capturing RGB and NIR images at 5m resolution, as well as a Space Edge Zero payload from Spiral Blue, an on-board computer for an onboard image processing experiment, and a mini actuator experimental deployment subsystem from DcubeD (known as Space Selfie Stick)
Spiral Blue has signed an agreement with Polish satellite manufacturer SatRevolution to launch and test our first prototype Space Edge Zero (SEZ) computer in orbit. SatRevolution's SW1FT will also be carrying an optical payload capable of capturing RGB imagery at 6m resolution. This imagery will be passed to SEZ, allowing SEZ to take in and process earth observation imagery in real time. We intend to test a variety of algorithms on these images, such as our Vessel Detect AI. This gives us the opportunity to do a full end-to-end test of Space Edge computing from both a technological and commercial perspective - taking images, processing them, and delivering the processed data. 

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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