Proba-3 ASPIICS instrument FPA and CEB: Contract awarded to OIP

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Proba-3 is devoted to the demonstration of technologies for highly-precise satellite formation flying and coronography.
It consists of 2 small satellites launched together that will separate apart to fly in tandem, to prepare for future multi-satellite missions flying as one virtual structure and characterize sensors and other related technologies.
Prime for ASPIICS Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL) provided the subcontract for the CEB and FPA development to OIP.
OIP will perform the CEB and FPA electronics development with A-E Electronics (Romania) as subcontractor.

Launch : Jan 2018
Lifetime : 2 years
Orbit : Highly Eccentric Orbit (HEO)
Satellite altitude : 600km  

 

More information about Proba-3 can be found here