CubeSense Earth GEN 2

Earth/Horizon Sensor by CubeSpace Satellite Systems (1 more product)

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An infrared horizon sensor that provides high accuracy pitch and roll determination throughout the entire orbit, which allows for accurate satellite control in eclipse without the need of a star tracker. It is the perfect sensor for satellites requiring nadir pointing or station tracking throughout the orbit.

The main features of CubeSense Earth include:

  • M2 threaded mounting holes
  • Infrared sensor
  • Aluminium case with EMI filters
  • Shared electronic design across the Gen2 family
  • Compact form factor

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Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    CubeSense Earth GEN 2
  • Manufacturer
    CubeSpace Satellite Systems
  • Description
    An infrared Earth Horizon Sensor for high-accuracy pitch and roll determination throughout the entire orbit

General Parameters

  • Satellite Type
    CubeSat
  • Mass
    18 g
  • Accuracy
    1 Degree
  • Field of View
    80 to 90 Degree
  • Data Acquisition Rate
    Up to 2 Hz
  • Vibration
    14.16 g RMS
  • Radiation Tolerance
    24 kRad
  • Supply Voltage
    3.3 V
  • Power Consumption
    280 mW (Peak power)
  • Interface
    CAN, UART, RS-485, I2C
  • Operating Temperature
    -35 to 80 Degree C(Thermal)
  • Dimension
    35 x 24 x 20 mm(W x H x L)
  • Application
    Communications/ Mid-performance EO
  • Note
    Average power : 200 W

Technical Documents

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esa

Name Date
Altius 01 May, 2025
AWS 01 Mar, 2024
Eutelsat Quantum 30 Jul, 2021
Sentinel 6 21 Nov, 2020
Cheops 18 Dec, 2019
EDRS 06 Aug, 2019
Small Geostationary Satellite 17 Nov, 2018
BepiColombo 20 Oct, 2018
Aeolus 22 Aug, 2018
Sentinel 3B 25 Apr, 2018

isro

Name Date
EOS-2 07 Aug, 2022
EOS-4 14 Feb, 2022
EOS-3 12 Aug, 2021
EOS-1 07 Nov, 2020
RISAT-2BR1 11 Dec, 2019
Cartosat-3 27 Nov, 2019
Chandrayaan II 06 Sep, 2019
RISAT-2B 22 May, 2019
Resourcesat-2A 07 Dec, 2016
AstroSat 28 Sep, 2015

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