The nano-level coating can protect satellites in low-Earth orbit from ultraviolet radiation and atomic oxygen.
Low earth Orbit
Thales will provide the space and mission segments, and will be responsible for the end-to-end network performance.
The cooperation will explore communications between Fast Pixel Network’s Earth Observation-based in LEO and Inmarsat’s communication satellite network in GEO.
The first mission, scheduled for mid-2021, will further expand Satellogic’s industry-leading in-orbit capacity.
Weighing approximately 300 kg. each, these satellites will be launched together as co-passengers on a single flight and deployed into a polar orbit at an...
HALO is one of the first two elements to form the lunar gateway which will be launched in late 2023.
In December, mission experts will give an overview of the project status, explain the ambitious mission design and detail the next steps leading to launch.
The end-to-end solution includes Work Microwave's AX-60 19-inch rack-mount modem unit and XLink CubeSat-sized communication module from IQ Spacecom.
The satellite will be carried into space by a Russian Soyuz rocket lifting off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome.
The mission will cover a geographic band around the entire globe between the 40th parallels North and South, stretching from Madrid all the way down to Cape...
MBZ-SAT will be equipped with an automated system for arranging satellite images round-the-clock intended for commercial use globally.
The satellite was launched last month along with 45 other similarly small satellites as part of Arianespace's first rideshare demonstration mission.