Satellite and Ground System Components

SpaceQuest's unparalleled technical expertise brings you real world, information-age alternatives to the practices and methodologies employed by traditional satellite manufacturers. Whatever your microsatellite avionics or ground system requirements may be, SpaceQuest can satisfy them with its extensive range of small, affordable, low power components.

nanoSSoC-A60 NanoSat Sun Sensor

nanoSSoC-A60 NanoSat Sun Sensor

nanoSSoC-A60 NanoSat Sun Sensor


The nanoSSOC-A60 is a volume, mass and power efficient sun sensor and the perfect ADCS solution for cubesats and other nanosatellite platforms. The Sun Sensor on a Chip (SSOC) architecture, achieved through MEMS fabrication processes, provides accurate tracking, pointing and attitude determination. The low cost device measures the incident angle of sun rays in two orthogonal axes, leveraging the geometrical dimensions of the design to provide high sensitivity in a compact and robust package.

Key Features

  • ±60º Field of View
  • < 0.5 º (3sigma) Accuracy
  • 4V Analog Output
  • 3.3V / 5V Input Voltage
  • < 2mA Consumption
  • 4g Total Mass

*Produced by SolarMems and distributed in the USA by SpaceQuest Ltd.