QinetiQ Space designs and develops small satellites that are packed with performance, enabling the same functions delivered by larger satellites to be performed more effectively with a smaller, cost-effective platform.
QinetiQ Space demonstrated expertise in the small satellite industry with nearly four decades of experience in space programs has resulted in a market leading product line designed to meet the growing demand for cost-effective small spacecraft with reliable and fast delivery.
Next to custom solutions, QinetiQ Space offers a line of platforms suited for a wide range of missions in governmental, IOD and commercial applications:
All our satellites feature a very high level of autonomy, opening the door to low operating cost and very high system availability. Other key features are
Agility allowing multiple images of a specific theatre in the same pass
Complex manoeuvring allowing stereo imaging, paving, target monitoring & tracking, TDI
Outstanding stability and pointing accuracy
High power efficiency
Flexible operational concepts (payload modes, local time, orbits)