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SpaceCap (Capella 1)

Capella 1 [Capella Space]

Capella Space of California is developing the Capella Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites. They are planned to operate in 30 satellite constellation

The 12U CubeSat based satellites feature a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) to provide all-weather imagery.

The first satellite, Capella 1 or SpaceCap, is planned for a launch in early 2018 on an as yet unannounced launch vehicle.

The full constellation of 30 satellites will provide hourly imagery of any location on Earth.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Capella Space
Contractors: Capella Space
Equipment: SAR
Configuration: CubeSat (12U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SpaceCap (Capella 1) - 2018 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 with SkySat 14, 15, Eu:CROPIS, ORS 6, STPSat 5, NEXTSat 1, KazSTSAT, ICEYE X2, BlackSky Global 2, HawkEye Pathfinder 1, 2, 3, Flock-v 1, ..., 36, CSIM-FD, Hiber 2, ROSE 1, ORS 7A, 7B, Centauri 2, COPPER 2, MinXSS 2, Audacy Zero, Eaglet 1, Orbital Reflector, PW-Sat 2, SpaceBEE 9, 10, 11, Fox 1C, KNACKSAT, Elysium-Star 2, Hamilton 1, JY1-Sat, MOVE 2, ?

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