Small Satellite Bus Platforms

Our spacecraft bus solutions consist of the microsatellite-class MAC-100 and the smallsat-class MAC-200.

Customizable for diverse mission needs, they are rigorously designed and tested for high reliability and optimum mission performance.

 

Product Line


MAC-200 Small Satellite Bus Platform

Flight-Proven Small Satellite Bus with a Flexible Architecture to Enable Diverse Mission Needs

The MAC-200 small satellite bus is agile, versatile and flight proven. Constructed for high reliability missions with lifetimes of seven years or more, its flexible, fully redundant architecture with standard interfaces can be tailored to meet diverse mission-specific requirements.

Details:

  • Accommodations for payloads up to 530 kg (mission dependent)
  • Radiation-tolerant command and data handling (C&DH)
  • High-performance three-axis attitude control
  • High-rate CCSDS-compatible downlink
  • Flight heritage: CASSIOPE, RADARSAT Constellation
Cassiope Satellite

Cassiope Satellite

Satellite Bus – SCISAT-1

Satellite Bus – SCISAT-1

Satellite Bus – RADARSAT Constellation Mission

Satellite Bus – RADARSAT Constellation Mission


MAC-100 MICROSATELLITE BUS PLATFORM

Flight-Proven Satellite Bus for Responsive Low-Cost Missions

Our MAC-100 microsatellite bus platform is targeted for low Earth orbit (LEO) missions with design lifetimes on the order of two years.  Highly responsive and reliable yet cost-effective, the MAC-100 is ideally suited for the needs of smaller missions.

Details:

  • Accommodations for payloads up to 50 kg
  • Low power consumption
  • A flight-proven attitude determination and control architecture
  • High-rate data downlink compatible with industry-standard CCSDS protocols
  • Flight heritage: SCISAT-1
MAC 100 (SCISAT-1)

MAC 100 (SCISAT-1)

Contacts

Rushi Ghadawala Business Development Rushi.ghadawala@magellan.aero