AMICal Sat

Remote sensing of auroras in low-light conditions. Launched in September 2020. Still in orbit.
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CubeSat based science mission

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Auroras observations and studies

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Joint project with Grenoble University Space Centre (CSUG) 

Subsystems

Lens:

Custom made

Sensor:

e2v Onyx

  • 1.3 Mpx
  • RGB sparse color matrix
  • AoV 40°
  • Focal length: 23 mm
  • Aperture: f/1.4
  • 12 bit processing
  • 2 × STM32f7 microcontrollers @216MHz
  • MSP430FR microcontroller @16 MHz
  • 2 MB MRAM, 256 kB FRAM
  • Ultra Low-Power Modes
  • 2 × UHF & S-band
  • UHF operational frequency 435-438 MHz
  • S-band operational frequency 2400-2450 GHz
  • UHF transmission data rate 9,6 kb/s (option for 64 kb/s)
  • S-band transmission rate 0,5 Mb/s
  • Range 400-500 km
  • Orientation accuracy: ~2 deg
  • Maximum random offset below 0,5 deg/s/axis
  • Payload power output: 0,5 W
  • Open circuit voltage: 6,3 V
  • Solar panels efficiency 22%
  • 2U Structure
  • CNC manufactured of Aluminium 7075 alloy
  • Hard anodized and oxidized
For more information please visit AMICal Sat website.

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