ESAT

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ESAT is an educational satellite designed for hands-on learning for all education levels: STEM education, university studies and professional training. ESAT is perfectly fitted to train on design, manufacture, integration, validation and operation of satellites. The users can build on it. ESAT allows them to integrate and test their own developments, both SW and HW.
Availability: 8 weeks

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  • Description
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  • Documents
  • Educational satellite designed for hands-on learning for all education levels: STEM education, university studies and professional training.
  • Perfectly fitted to train on design, manufacture, integration, validation and operation of satellites.
  • The users can build on it. ESAT allows them to integrate and test their own developments, both SW and HW.
  • 10x10x10cm training satellite based on the successful CubeSat standard, weighing less than 1kg.
  • ESAT has the typical spacecraft subsystems:
    • Electrical Power
    • Command and Data Handling
    • Attitude Determination and Control
    • Structure
  • Features a Wi-Fi communication system allowing the connection with your PC, where the ESAT GUI allows an easy operation of the satellite.
  • The users can choose to focus and work on each subsystem independently or to practice with the fully integrated satellite.
  • All the information needed to operate and extend ESATis available in the set of documentation provided with it.
  • Electrical Power Subsystem:
    • Two solar panels.
    • Main board with an MPPT regulator and a fully programmable
    • Secondary board with two batteries and DET
    • Both boards provide more than 3 hours autonomy.
    • Two power switches.
    • Current, voltage and temperature sensors.
    • Open source SW.

 

  • Command and Data Handling Subsystem:
    • Fully programmable
    • Micro SD card memory storage.
    • USB debug communication.
    • Wi-Fi communication.
    • Open source SW.

 

  • Attitude Determination and Control Subsystem:
    • Possibility to implement and test different control laws.
    • Magnetometer
    • Two magnetorquers.
    • Reaction wheel with tachometer.
    • Four sun sensors.

 

  • Structure:
    • Lightweight
    • Easy to assemble.
    • Allows the integration of custom subsystems and payloads.

 

  • ESAT Graphical User Interface:
    • Real time monitoring and commanding.
    • Telemetry numerical fields and plots.
    • Telecommand parameter fields.
    • Open source SW.

 

  • Ground Support Equipment (also available):
    • Magnetic field simulator.
    • Sun simulator.
    • Turntable
    • Protoboard for fast prototyping that connects with the other subsystems as a regular payload.