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OroraTech 1

OroraTech 1 [Orora Technologies]

OroraTech 1 is a prototype satellite by Orora Technologies to detect wild fires. It is the precursor mission to a larger constellation of wild fire detection satellites.

The OroraTech-1 satellite is based on an enlarged 6U CubeSat version of Spire's Lemur-2 cubesat and features customized experiments instead of the standard Lemur payload.

It carries OroraTech’s unique and proprietary thermal-infrared camera and data processing unit designed to detect fires and transmit the data using Spire’s satellite and ground network. The technology will help identify and monitor the areas at risk of wildfires and enable early detection of wildfire hotspots.

Nation: Germany
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: Orora Technologies
Contractors: Spire (satellite), Orora Technologies (payload)
Equipment: thermal-infrared camera
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 6 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
OroraTech 1 2022-002 13.01.2022 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Umbra 02, Capella 7, 8, ICEYE X14, X16, Sich 2-1, ION-SCV 004, Dodona, STORK 1, 2, LabSat, SW1FT, VZLUSAT 2, ETV A1, BRO 5, HYPSO 1, Kepler 16, ..., 19, OroraTech 1, Flock-4x 1, ..., 44, Lemur-2 146, ..., 149, DEWA-Sat 1, NuX 1, IRIS A, MDASat 1a, 1b, 1c, Gossamer Piccolomini, Tevel 1, ..., 8, Challenger, Delfi-PQ 1, Unicorn 2A, 2D, 2E, FossaSat 2E1, ..., 2E6, MDQube-SAT 1, SATTLA 2A, 2B, Unicorn 1, EASAT 2, HADES, Grizu-263a, PION-BR 1, SanoSat 1, Tartan-Artibeus 1, USA 320, ..., 323


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