Spacecraft name EPICHyper
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Entity name AAC Clyde Space
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation UK
Manufacturer AIVT by AAC Clyde Space
Operator AAC Clyde Space
Partners Bright Ascension, University of Strathclyde, D-Orbit UK, UK Satellite Applications Catapult, Alden Legal UK
Costs $12.1 million from the UK Space Agency together for the first and second phases.

AAC Clyde Space is building Wyvern’s first three satellites


AAC Clyde Space will design, manufacture, and own three 6U EPIC satellites equipped with hyperspectral payloads, while Wyvern Inc. commits to subscribe to the data service for four years. After the first four years, the contract can be extended on an annual basis.

The first satellite is planned for launch during first half year 2022, followed by two satellites planned for launch during the second half year 2022.

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Keywords Hosted Payloads, Propulsion

Related Spacecraft

Spacecraft Status Launcher Launch date Orbit
EPICHyper-1 (Wyvern-1, Dragonette-001) Operational Falcon 9, (Transporter-7), (D-Orbit ION) 2023-04-15 500 km, 97.4 deg
EPICHyper-2 (Wyvern-2, Dragonette-002, AAC-HSI-SAT2) Operational? Falcon 9, (Transporter-8), (D-Orbit ION) 2023-06-12 520 km, 97.5 deg
EPICHyper-3 (Wyvern-3, Dragonette-003) On spacecraft? (D-Orbit ION as of 2023-12-15) Falcon 9, (Transporter-9), (D-Orbit ION) 2023-11-11 520 km, 97.5 deg

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