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Platform Options

Platform
Options

Sending A Payload Into Space Requires A Mode Of Transportation Or “Space Platform.” Sidus Offers Several Space Platforms Depending On Mission Needs, Budget And Timeframe.
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PLATFORM

LizzieSatTM

The most economical and turnkey platform to get your mission off the ground. Our LizzieSat™ platform is manufactured in-house using composite additive manufacturing technologies which allows for rapid, agile development of the spacecraft. It also has a modular design which creates flexibility for easy integration of customer payloads.

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PLATFORM

EFTP

Sidus’ External Flight Test Platform is designed to host R&D payloads such as optical communications, advanced materials, and customer subsystems for testing and return to Earth.

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PLATFORM

Phoenix Deployer
& SSIKLOPS

Deploy your own Custom Built Sidus Satellite or Launch a Full Constellation.

Ready to Access Space?

Complete our quick 5 minute Mission Planner and we will help get you started. It’s OK if you leave things blank, we’re here to fill in the gaps.

Ready to Access Space?

Complete our quick 5 minute Mission Planner and we will help get you started. It’s OK if you leave things blank, we’re here to fill in the gaps.
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SPACE PLATFORM

LizzieSatTM

SPECS & DETAILS

Our flagship Multi-Mission Satellite is your turn-key access to space. Capable of housing custom payloads for any customer mission. LizzieSat seamlessly links with the Sidus constellation leveraging the full in-space services of the Sidus fleet to dramatically enhance the collection and intelligent analysis of your space-born data returning richer, more precise data Down-to-Earth in less time.

On Board Features:

  • S-band for Telemetry, Tracking & Command (TT&C)
  • X-band Downlink for Payload Data Transfer
  • Guidance, Navigation & Control (GN&C) with Active Propulsion
  • Optional Hi-Rez Imaging, Thermo Sensing & Acceleration Measurement
  • Payload Capacities: 15kg, 18U & up to 28V power supply

Ideal For:

  • Zero G Product Testing & Hardening
  • Bio-Tech R&D/Lab Experiments
  • Proprietary In-Space Sensors & IoT Components

… or anything else you can Imagine.

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SPACE PLATFORMS

External Flight Test Platform (EFTP)

PLATFORM DETAILS

Accessing space using the EFTP provides you with amazing cost-affordable benefits kind of like flying with the amenities of first-class, for the price of coach.

Amenities Include:

  • Integration and delivery to the ISS
  • Typical deployment period of 15 weeks
  • Payloads can be returned after the mission
  • Highly reconfigurable platform
  • Available space: 1100 in3 (payloads are NOT required to conform to CubeSat form factors)
  • Power: 28V connectors (up to 2 available)
  • Flight computer available to support a wide array of sensor data
  • Wake and Nadir viewing available
  • Additive and traditional manufacturing available to support payload development
  • Two left-hand circular polarized (LHCP) spiral antenna
  • Frequency band of 2 to 18 GHz (nadir and zenith facing)
  • GPS patch antenna option

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SPACE PLATFORMS

Phoenix Deployer & SSIKLOPS

PROCESS & SPECS

Deploy your own Custom Built Sidus Satellite or Launch a Full Constellation.

The Process:

1. Work with Sidus Space to:
  • Design, manufacture & build your spacecraft and payload
  • Flight prep and manage your launch to the ISS

2. Utilize Sidus Deployment Platforms Directly from the ISS most reliable infrastructure in space.

Micro CubeSat Deployment

Phoenix Deployer: A low-cost and high availability deployer option for CubeSats within the 1U to 12U range.

  • 3U CubeSats (Up to 12)
  • 6U CubeSats (Up to 6)
  • 12 U CubeSats (Up to 3)

Larger CubeSat & Satellite Deployment

Space SSIKLOPS (Space Station Integrated Kinetic Launcher for Orbital Payload Systems) to deploy your spacecraft directly from the ISS.

  • Frequent Launch Opportunities utilizing resupply vehicles
  • LEO deployer for small satellites (Up to 116 kg)
  • Flexible deployment for satellites with uncommon shapes and sizes