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
  • 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

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