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HAMMER 1 (IOD-HAMMER, IOD 6) [Open Cosmos]

IOD-HAMMER or IOD 6 is a British 6U-CubeSat built by Open Cosmos and carrying an aerth observation payload which will focus on monitoring the Atlantic coastal and maritime areas.

The Atlantic Constellation is a flagship global project for the development of a constellation of small satellites for Ocean, Earth and Climate monitoring. The UK is aiming to join Portugal and Spain in contributing to from this innovative data-sharing network.

Once in orbit, HAMMER will join the OpenConstellation, adding hyperspectral imaging capabilities and greater diversity of data to the shared, global constellation.

Nation: UK
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Catapult, Horizon Technologies
Contractors: Open Cosmos (satellite); Horizon Technologies (payload)
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
HAMMER (IOD-HAMMER, IOD 6) 2024-043BC 04.03.2024 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with MethaneSAT, Jackal X-1L-001, 002, Aries 1, Quark-Lite, Gluon, LizzieSat 1, MuSat 2, ICEYE X36, X37, X38, GHOSt 4, 5, —uSat 44, YAM 6, Rose, Fifi, Riri, Loulou, Lynk Tower 05, 06, Optimus OTV 2, Pyxis, Scout 1, ContecSat 1, HORACIO, Hubble 1, 2, EWS-RROCI 2, Pony Express 2A, 2B, BRO 12, 13, HAMMER, LaCE A, B, OrbAstro TR2, SONATE 2, Tiger 7, 8, AEROS MH-1, IRIS F1, Lemur-2 184, 185, M3, PY4 1, ..., 4, Veery 0E, ONDOSAT-OWL 1, 2


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