CubeSat 3U Hosted Payload Configuration

  • Low Cost, High Performance
  • 5 Year Mean Mission Duration
  • 5 kg, 3U CubeSat Structure; 1U volume and “tuna can” dedicated for payloads
  • 26 Watts Max Peak Solar Power from 4 Deployable Solar Arrays
  • 3.2Watt Bus Power Consumption (includes ADCS and GPS)
  • 2 CPUs, 1 UHF Transceiver, 1 S-Band Transceiver, 1 VHF Receiver, 5 Antennas*
  • 3-Axis Attitude Control
  • Inexpensive Dispenser Launch
  • Autonomous Operation
  • Flight Heritage – Launched November 2018 and Operating On-Orbit:
    • THEA
    • BRIO
  • CubeSat platform can be modified to support additional antennas to include S-band, X-band capabilities and the needs of the payload(s).

SpaceQuest Microsatellite Bus

  • Low Cost, High Performance
  • 5 Year Mean Mission Duration
  • 13 kg, 25 cm cube
  • 20 Watts of Solar Power
  • 1 Watt Bus Power Consumption
  • 3 CPUs, 12 RXs, 3 TXs, 12 ANTs
  • Inexpensive Piggyback Launch
  • Autonomous Operation
  • Significant Flight Heritage
    • AprizeSat-1 & -2
    • AprizeSat-3 & -4
    • AprizeSat-5
    • exactView-5 & -6
    • AprizeSat-8
    • AprizeSat-9 & -10