The first provider of space systems,

applications and services in Luxembourg

 

Since 2006 as part of the large network of OHB companies, LuxSpace is offering innovative and affordable infrastructure products and solutions for space, as well as space-augmented applications and services.

Space.Solutions

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Smart
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We smartly combine engineering processes and knowledge gained over several decades by the space sector with innovative NewSpace approaches to offer our customers affordable, quick-to-market and reliable solutions.

  Our partners and customers are international agencies like ESA and the European Commission, national Governments and Institutions and a variety of commercial customers.

 

 

Triton-X, our next generation multi-mission microsatellite designed to enable affordable regional and global LEO constellations, is the flagship of this new approach.

Earth Observation

Sat mass / volume 65kg / 40x50x60cm³
Payload 30W (OAP) / 15kg for high resolution camera allowing GSD[PAN] <2m @ 550km and 16km swath
Data S/C/X/Ka downlink via two ground stations
Orbit LEO; Control optional: Chemical or electrical propulsion (delta v: ~300m/s)

Communications

Sat mass / volume 80kg / 40x50x90cm³
Payload 70W (OAP) / 30kg for IoT, M2M with scalable patch antenna array depending on coverage requirement (regional, global);
Data UHF/VHF/S/C/L/X/Ka-band  with global ground station network and/or ISL
Orbit LEO; Control: Electric propulsion (delta v: 300 – 900m/s) depending on deployment and maintenance strategy

Situational Awareness

Sat mass / volume 80kg / 40x50x90cm³
Payload 70W (OAP) / 30kg OAP for Signal intelligence, Radar, GNSS reflectometry, AIS, ADS-B, VDES
Data UHF/VHF/S/C/X/Ka-band with global ground station network and/or Intersatellite link (ISL)
Orbit LEO; Control: Electric propulsion (delta v: 300 – 900m/s) depending on deployment and maintenance strategy

Technology demo

Sat mass / volume 75 kg / 40x50x90cm³
Payload 50W (OAP) / 20 kg Versatile standardised payload suite
Data C/X/Ka Downlink via two ground stations
Orbit LEO and beyond; Control: Electric propulsion (delta v: 300 – 1000m/s) depending on deployment and maintenance strategy

Earth Observation

Sat mass / volume

65kg / 40x50x60cm³

Payload

30W (OAP) / 15kg for high resolution camera allowing GSD[PAN] <2m @ 550km and 16km swath

Data

S/C/X/Ka downlink via two ground stations

Orbit

LEO; Control optional: Chemical or electrical propulsion (delta v: ~300m/s)

Communications

Sat mass / volume

80kg / 40x50x90cm³

Payload

70W (OAP) / 30 kg for IoT, M2M with scalable patch antenna array depending on coverage requirement (regional, global)

Data

UHF/VHF/S/C/L/X/Ka-band with global ground station network and/or ISL

Orbit

LEO; Control: Electric propulsion (delta v: 300 – 900m/s) depending on deployment and maintenance strategy

Situational Awareness

Sat mass / volume

80kg / 40x50x90cm³

Payload

70W (OAP) / 30kg OAP for Signal intelligence, Radar, GNSS reflectometry, AIS, ADS-B, VDES

Data

UHF/VHF/S/C/X/Ka-band with global ground station network and/or Intersatellite link (ISL)

Orbit

LEO; Control: Electric propulsion (delta v: 300 – 900m/s) depending on deployment and maintenance strategy

Technology Demo

Sat mass / volume

75kg / 40x50x90cm³

Payload

50W (OAP) / 20kg Versatile standardised payload suite

Data

C/X/Ka Downlink via two ground stations

Orbit

LEO and beyond; Control: Electric propulsion (delta v: 300 – 1000m/s) depending on deployment and maintenance strategy

ESAIL captures two million messages a day

Powered by LuxSpace Triton-2 microsatellite platform, the ESAIL satellite breaks records by capturing two million AIS messages from ships at sea in a single day! For more details, please see the following ESA message:ESA - ESAIL captures two million messages from...

LuxSpace mentioned in the Financial Times

Recently, the Financial Times presented an insightful and inspiring article on the Luxembourg space programme, where great prominence is given to Esail, powered by LuxSpace Triton-2 microsatellite platform. Read the article here:Luxembourg space programme to work with...

Lift-off at last: ESAIL successfully launched

OHB subsidiary LuxSpace’s satellite for global ship monitoring has reached its target orbit Vega flight VV16 lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana to progressively deliver 53 light satellites into Sun-synchronous orbits at 515 km and 530 km altitude on a...

Luxembourg satellite ESAIL has reached the European spaceport in Kourou

Transportation of the satellite from Luxembourg to French Guiana took only a few hours

LuxSpace participates in the NewSpace Europe conference

We participate at the NewSpace Europe conference in Luxembourg. B2B meetings can be arranged following this link: https://www.b2fair.com/newspace-europe2019/

LuxSpace successfully finalizes data quality control service of the European-wide LUCAS survey

LUCAS, short for Land Use / Cover Area frame statistical Survey, is a statistical survey dedicated to harmonized and comparable statistics on land use and land cover across the EU member states. The survey is conducted on behalf of EUROSTAT, the statistical office of...

Esail undergoes its final preparations before launch

The ESAIL microsatellite developed under ESA’s programme for tracking ships at sea is going through its final tests ahead of launch. ESAIL has successfully completed its environmental testing campaign, which was performed in just five weeks in the specialised...

Maritime microsatellite ESAIL to test the waters as launch contract is signed

The first commercial microsatellite developed under ESA’s SAT‐AIS programme for tracking ships, called ESAIL, has passed another milestone. On 9 May its Canadian operator exactEarth signed the launch service agreement with Arianespace. ESAIL is part of ESA’s...

LuxSpace entering the hot phase with Triton-X

LuxSpace, a subsidiary of the space and technology group OHB SE, is taking its Triton-X microsatellite platform to the next level. Over the last 12 months it has been designing the architecture for Triton-X, a next generation multi-mission microsatellite designed to...

LuxSpace becomes inSpace mission partner

LuxSpace and Loft Orbital have signed an agreement to join forces for Loft Orbital’s inSpace mission program.