QinetiQ Space applies knowledge and heritage gained over existing missions to solve design challenges in controlling spacecraft and payloads, increasing performance, saving space, reducing weight and managing power efficiently.
Our offering in space Avionics is based on the highly versatile Advanced Data and Power Management System – ADPMS Platform.
ADPMS, a state-of-the-art avionics platform for Small & Medium satellites (PROBA series, IXV).
ADPMS has been created as an easily adaptable and configurable mix of units and its plug-and-play architecture gives the high-bandwidth, simplicity and reliability required.
ADPMS’s modularity is based on qualified building blocks /subsystems that include:
Postcards from Space: Planetary Defence
Postcards from Space: ICAPS launch a great success!
Postcards from Space: PROBA satellites still going strong
Postcards from Space: December launches and a decade of experiments in space
Postcards from Space: Life Support Technology to support long-distance space travel