6U CubeSat Platform for LEO and Lunar Missions

SKU: XB6

Satellite Bus & Platform by Blue Canyon Technologies (5 more products)

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The XB6 from Blue Canyon Technologies is a Satellite Platform with an available payload volume of 4U. It has an energy storage capacity of 6.8-20.4 Ah and a solar array power range of 92-108 W. This 6U platform has a pointing accuracy of +/- 0.002 degrees (1-sigma), 3 axes and a pointing stability of 1 arc-sec over 1 sec. It has a LEO uplink data rate of 100 Kbps (CCSDS formatting) and a LEO downlink data rate of 2 Mbps (S-Band standard) and up to 10 Mbps (X-Band). The platform has an onboard data storage capacity of 4 GB expandable with the addition of a high-speed data recorder. It supports UART, SpaceWire, 2.5V LVDS, RS-422, and RS-485 data interfaces and requires a payload power supply of 3.3 V, 5.0 V, 12 V, and 28 V. The platform is suitable for LEO operations with an orbit lifetime of greater than 5 years and GEO/lunar/deep space missions with a lifetime of greater than 2 years.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    XB6
  • Manufacturer
    Blue Canyon Technologies
  • Description
    6U CubeSat Platform for LEO and Lunar Missions

General Parameters

  • Satellite Type
    CubeSat
  • Bus Voltage
    2.5 V, 3.3 V, 5 V, 12 V
  • Symbol Rate Uplink
    100 Kbps
  • Symbol Rate Downlink
    Upto 2 Mbps (S Band), Upto 10 Mbps (X Band)
  • Knowledge Accuracy
    ±0.002 Degree, 3 Axes, 2 Trackers
  • Lifetime
    5 Years (LEO), 2 Years (GEO)
  • Application
    Satellite, Spacecraft, end-to-end

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