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Baseline price for an ORB-12 is £140,000.

It is the 12U variant of our ORB satellite family, and has full dual redundancy of subsystems as a baseline.

Spec

Baseline Option

Upgrade Options

OBC

Telos-10

Telos-40 , Telos-45

EPS

72Wh

144Wh

Comms

S-band transceiver + antenna (50Mb/s), optical transceiver (Guardian Network)

Additional Ka-band transmitter + 16dB antenna (200Mb/s)

ADCS

0.1º pointing accuracy, 0.01º knowledge, dual star-trackers

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Electric Propulsion

Max thrust 464μN, delta-V typically 0.46km/s

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Solar Panels

Chassis mounted, 12.5Wh orbital average, 8.5Wh for payload

Deployable panels, 50Wh orbital average, 43Wh for payload

Redundancy

Full dual redundancy for all subsystems

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Lifetime

8-10 years

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Spec

Description

Volume

~12U maximum (196x220x100mm + 320x220x110mm)

Mass

Up to 13.5kg (baselining a 20kg satellite maxi mass)

Power

Maximum power consumption 400W, 8.5Wh orbital average depending on mission requirements (upgradable to 43Wh)

Data Interfaces

I2C: 2x interfaces @10, 100, 400, 1000 kHz

SPI: 1x interfaces @1, 10, 40 MHz

USART: 2x interfaces, up to 1 Mb/s

CAN: 2x interfaces, up to 1 Mb/s

LVDS: 10 pairs, up to 1.2 Gbps per pair

PCIe 3.0, up to x4

USB 2.0

Ethernet 10/100/1000Mbps

If you have an questions in the mean-time, send them to hello@orbastro.com