Attitude Control System for CubeSats

SKU: XACT-15

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The XACT-15 from Blue Canyon Technologies is an ADCS System that is designed to provide high accuracy and precision attitude control for CubeSats. This ADCS system has momentum storage of 15 mNms and a maximum torque of 0.005 Nm. It has a slew rate of up to 10 deg/sec (4kg, 3U CubeSat) and a pointing accuracy of ±10.8 arcsec for 2 axes (±25.2 arcsec for 3rd axis). The ADCS system has a lifetime of up to 5 years in low-earth orbit with a radiation tolerance of greater than 40 Krad. It supports the RS-422 interface and requires a DC supply of 12 V. The XACT-15 system includes a star tracker, reaction wheels, torque rods, and coarse sun sensors. It also features user-friendly software that supports simulation, integration, and customization. It has a mass of 1.1 Kg and measures 10 x 10 x 5 cm.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    XACT-15
  • Manufacturer
    Blue Canyon Technologies
  • Description
    Attitude Control System for CubeSats

General Parameters

  • Satellite Type
    CubeSat
  • Mass
    1.1 Kg
  • Torque
    5 mNm
  • Momentum
    15 mNms
  • Volume
    0.5 U
  • Pointing Accuracy
    ±0.003 deg (1-sigma) for 2 axes ±0.007 deg (1-sigma) for 3rd axis
  • Supply Voltage
    12 V
  • Radiation Tolerance
    40 Krad
  • Slew Rate
    Up to 10 Deg/sec (4 kg 3U Cubesat)
  • Data Interface
    RS-422
  • Spacecraft Lifetime
    5 Years
  • Dimension
    100 x 100 x 50 mm

Technical Documents

Space Missions - A list of all Space Missions

esa

Name Date
Altius 01 May, 2025
Arctic Weather Satellite (AWS) 01 Mar, 2024
Eutelsat Quantum 30 Jul, 2021
Sentinel 6 21 Nov, 2020
Cheops 18 Dec, 2019
EDRS 06 Aug, 2019
BepiColombo 20 Oct, 2018
Aeolus 22 Aug, 2018
Sentinel 3B 25 Apr, 2018
Sentinel 5 13 Oct, 2017

isro

Name Date
INSAT-3DS 17 Feb, 2024
XPoSat 01 Jan, 2024
Aditya-L1 02 Sep, 2023
DS-SAR 30 Jul, 2023
Chandrayaan-3 14 Jul, 2023
NVS-01 29 May, 2023
TeLEOS-2 22 Apr, 2023
OneWeb India-2 26 Mar, 2023
EOS-07 10 Feb, 2023
EOS-06 26 Nov, 2022

jaxa

Name Date
XRISM 07 Sep, 2023
SLIM 07 Sep, 2023
ALOS-3 07 Mar, 2023
ISTD-3 07 Oct, 2022
HTV9 21 May, 2020
HTV8 25 Sep, 2019
HTV7 23 Sep, 2018
HTV6 09 Dec, 2016
HTV5 19 Aug, 2015
HTV4 04 Aug, 2013

nasa

Name Date
NEO Surveyor 01 Jun, 2028
Libera 01 Dec, 2027
Europa Clipper 10 Oct, 2024
SpaceX CRS-29 09 Nov, 2023
Psyche 13 Oct, 2023
DSOC 13 Oct, 2023
Psyche Asteroid 05 Oct, 2023
Expedition 70 27 Sep, 2023
SpaceX Crew-7 25 Aug, 2023
STARLING 18 Jul, 2023