Session

Technical Poster Session 7: Ground Systems & Operations

Location

Utah State University, Logan, UT

Abstract

The Mission

Launch date: 07 November 2021

Mission name: KSM1 (Kleos Scouting Mission)

Satellites names: KSM1-A, KSM1-B, KSM1-C, KSM1-D

NORAD-ID: 46912, 46914, 46906, 46907

Application: RF Reconnaissance and Geospatial Intelligence

Mission characteristics:

Kleos Space SA (KSS) Scouting Mission (KSM) first cluster of spacecraft, was launched on the 7th of November 2021, comprising four 6U cubesat flying in a close formation. The formation maintains the along and across track distance between the four spacecraft, enabling KSS proprietary algorithms to geolocate Radio Frequency transmitters.

GSaaS:

  • Leaf Space provides communication through their Leaf Line GSaaS (Ground Segment as-a-Service) with stations in Italy and Spain supporting the mission with UHF

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Utah State University, Logan, UT

The Mission

Launch date: 07 November 2021

Mission name: KSM1 (Kleos Scouting Mission)

Satellites names: KSM1-A, KSM1-B, KSM1-C, KSM1-D

NORAD-ID: 46912, 46914, 46906, 46907

Application: RF Reconnaissance and Geospatial Intelligence

Mission characteristics:

Kleos Space SA (KSS) Scouting Mission (KSM) first cluster of spacecraft, was launched on the 7th of November 2021, comprising four 6U cubesat flying in a close formation. The formation maintains the along and across track distance between the four spacecraft, enabling KSS proprietary algorithms to geolocate Radio Frequency transmitters.

GSaaS:

  • Leaf Space provides communication through their Leaf Line GSaaS (Ground Segment as-a-Service) with stations in Italy and Spain supporting the mission with UHF