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Guardian

Guardian [Aistech]

Guardian is a prototype for 6U CubeSat developed by Aistech to provide thermal images of the Earth. Aistech is planning to deploy a constellation of 20 thermal-enabled satellites.

The nanosatellite, named Guardian, carries a multispectral telescope designed by Aistech Space, with a variety of sensors from the visible (RGB), near infrared (NIR), and thermal infrared (TIR) spectrum. The satellite is built by OrbAstro.

Guardian was launched and deployed with the ION-SCV 006 orbital transportation vehicle designed, manufactured, and operated by D-Orbit to transport a batch of satellites into space, perform orbital manoeuvres, and deploy them with precision into their operational orbits. Guardian will be integrated inside IONís dispensers, alongside other spacecraft, and deployed according to Aistech Spaceís requirements.

Nation: Spain
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Aistech
Contractors: OrbAstro, Aistech
Equipment: Multispectral imager
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Guardian alpha 2022-057AV 25.05.2022 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Umbra 03, ICEYE X17, ..., X20, X24, —uSat 28, ..., 31, GHGSat C3, C4, C5, Hawk 5A, 5B, 5C, CICERO-2 1, 2, Sherpa-AC 1, ION-SCV 006, Guardian 1, SBUDNIC, Vigoride 3, SelfieSat, FossaSat 2E7, ..., 2E13, Veery FS-1, Urdaneta-Armsat 1, Spark 2, AMS, CNCE 4, 5, Platform 1, BroncoSat 1, Foresail 1, Planetum 1, SPiN 1, Connecta T1.1, Centauri 5, Lemur-2 152, Lemur-2 153, ..., 156, VariSat 1C, PTD 3, CPOD A, B, OMD 1

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