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Veery Hatchling v0.2

Veery Hatchling v0.2 [Care Weather Technologies]

Veery Hatchling v0.2 is a picosatellite developed by Care Weather Technologies to the 1U CubeSat form factor as a technology demonstrator for their planned Veery wind scatterometer satellites.

Hatchling v0.2 demonstrates following technologies:

  • a robust power system that can deliver up to 125 watts of instantaneous power
  • multiple sensors to determine our orientation
  • a attitude control system to point the satellite
  • a micro ion thruster to preform micro orbital maneuvers
  • a radio for up-linking commands, and down-linking data
  • an onboard computing system, to monitor and control the satellite
Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Care Weather Technologies
Contractors: Care Weather Technologies
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 0.2 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Veery Hatchling v0.2 (Veery RL-1) 2021-023A 22.03.2021 OnS LC-1A Electron Photon-LEO with BlackSky 7, Centauri 3, Myriota 7, RAAF-M2 A, RAAF-M2 B, Gunsmoke-J 1, Pathstone

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