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Eaglet 1

Eaglet 1 [Carlo Gavazzi Space]

Eaglet 1 is the first nanosatellite by OHB Italia SpA for Earth Observation.

Eaglet 1 is a 3U+ cubesat with 5 m panchromatic resolution capabilities, using a 300 mm focal length telescope with an aperture of 85 mm. The overall mass is less than 5 kg. The satellite has a precise attitude control system based on Earth, Sun, Star Tracker and GPS sensors. The attitude control system makes use of reaction wheel and utilizes magneto-torquers for their desaturation. In addition to the EO mission, Eaglet shall embark an AIS-receiver.

The satellite was launched on Spaceflight Industry's SSO-A multi-satellite launch on a Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) rocket.

Nation: Italy
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: OHB Italia SpA
Contractors: OHB Italia SpA
Equipment: 300 mm focal length telescop, AIS-receiver
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 5 kg
Orbit: 573 km × 591 km, 97.77
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Eaglet 1 2018-099AJ 03.12.2018 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with SkySat 14, 15, Eu:CROPIS, STPSat 5, FalconSat 6, NEXTSat 1, KazSTSAT, eXCITe, SeeMe, ICEYE X2, BlackSky 2, ESEO, Hawk A, B, C, Capella 1, AISTECHSAT 2, CSIM-FD, Hiber 2, ITASAT 1, Landmapper-BC 4, ORS 7A, 7B, Al-Farabi 2, Astrocast 0.1, Audacy 0, BRIO, Centauri 1, Enoch, Flock-3s 1, 2, 3, K2SAT, KazSciSat 1, MinXSS 2, Orbital Reflector, RAAF M1, SeaHawk 1, SNUSAT 2, THEA, VESTA, PW-Sat 2, SNUGLITE, VisionCube, RANGE A, B, Elysium-Star 2, ExseedSat 1, Fox 1C, Irvine 02, JY1-Sat, KNACKSAT, MOVE 2, SpaceBEE 5, 6, 7, Suomi-100, WeissSat 1, Sirion Pathfinder 2, OrbWeaver 1, 2, SPAWAR-CAL O, OR, R


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