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SSL 1300 Bus Capabilities

General Hosted Payload Specifications

 

Accommodation Example Accommodation Ranges
Parameter Pico Small Medium Large Very large
Mounting Area CubeSat Standard 12” x 12” x 12”
>1-2 units
24" x 24" x 24"
3-5 Units
36" x 36" x 36"
6-10 Units
> 36" x 36" x 36"
Multiple units

Payload Mass

<100 kg 100 kg – 200 kg 200 kg– 500 kg 500 kg– 750 kg Up to 1500 kg
DC Power < 100 W < 150 W 150 – 1000 W 1000 – 3000 W > 3000 W
Thermal < 50 W < 100 W 100 – 500 W 500 – 1000 W > 1000 W
Mission Data Downlink (availability)

> 80 Mbps (continuous downlink available)

Commanding Uplink
(real time cmd/tlm)

Up to 2 kbps (using operator T&C), dedicated uplink available > 2 kbps
(real time commanding / telemetry available)

Encryption Available

Field of View

Earth Disk, East/West Sun,  Deep Space

Stability / Pointing

Proven capability with optical payloads, star tracker suite standard

Contamination

10 k class cleanrooms available (in line with NASA standards)

Mission Life

Up to 15+ years

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