Unicorn-1

We are working on the European Space Agency's first PocketQube mission Unicorn-1. Unicorn will trial the world's first Picosatellite Low Earth Orbit Inter-satellite link to a Geo-stationary platform. We have concluded the AIT phase and are now productising the platform for multiple clients use cases, including In Orbit Demonstrations (IOD) and In Orbit Validation (IOV) missions.

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Details

Size: 2p (Double PocketQube), 50mm x 50 mm x114mm

Mass: 490 grams (approx). 100g available for payload

Payload: S-band Inter Satellite Link (ISL) radio, 

Launch: 2018, Unisat-7 

Orbit: 600km SSO

Partners include:

Alba Orbital Ltd (Prime), Avanti Plc, GAUSS Srl,

Platform Flyer: Link

Pricing: Pricing varies by mission, but starts from 159k euro for platform, 40k euro launch.

Case Studies: We are working with TUV Nord, Alter Technology and Optocap to develop the 'Optosat' for Semiconductor in space verification and demonstration. We published a paper on the project at the UK Space Conference 2017 - Link.

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