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Helios-Wire BIU

Corvus-BC [Aquila Space]

Helios-Wire BIU is a pathfinder satellite for Helios Wire's planned constellation of small communication satellites.

Astro Digital, formely known as Aquila Space, (formed from the core team of the former Dauria Space daughter Canopus Systems) developed the Helios-Wire BIU 6U CubeSat.

The satellite was launched on 28 November 2017 as copassenger on a Soyuz-2-1b Fregat rocket, but was lost due to an upper stage problem.

Nation: Canada
Type / Application: Communication M2M/IoT
Operator: Helios Wire
Contractors: Astro Digital (ex Aquila Space)
Equipment: ?
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Helios-Wire BIU 2017-F05 28.11.2017 Vo LC-1S F Soyuz-2-1b Fregat with Meteor-M 2-1, LEO Vantage 2, Baumanets 2, IDEA-OSG 1, AISSat 3, Corvus-BC 3, Lemur-2 58-67, D-Star One, SEAM

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