missions and projects
We design unique, custom-built systems FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

We bring together people from different areas, knowledge and levels to create systems for a variety of applications using consolidate techniques and methods. From the concept to the final product, the team members design and develop state-of-the-art space solutions.

MISSIONS AND PROJECTS TIMELINE

  • Delivery of UTMC to INPE.
  • Genesis of FloripaSat-I.
  • Microgravity program.
  • Serpens-I development.
  • FloripaSat-I prototype.
  • FloripaSat-I first Engineering Model.
  • Serpens-I launch!
  • FloripaSat-I second Engineering Model.
  • SpaceLab setup.
  • FloripaSat-I Flight Model.
  • Payload-X Proto-flight.
  • Serpens-II preliminary phase.
  • FloripaSat-I AIT and qualification campaign.
  • Tancredo-II preliminary phase.
  • Payload-XL development.
  • GOMX-5 mission with ESA and Gomspace.
  • FloripaSat-I launch!
  • Start of GOLDS-UFSC mission.
  • Microgravity program.
  • GOLDS-UFSC AIT and qualification campaign.
  • Tancredo-II development.
  • Payload-XL launch with the ESA’s GOMX-5 mission.
  • More schedule soon.

On-going missions and projects

GOLDS-UFSC

2u cubesat SATELLITE

Development phases
30%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

The mission is the result of a partnership between SpaceLab and INPE mediated by the Brazilian Space Agency. This mission is a prototype for further GOLDS constellation campaigns.

Tancredo-II

1u cubesat SATELLITE

Development phases
15%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

The Tancredo-II is the result of a partnership between SpaceLab and UbatubaSat teams.

Payload-XL

Rad-hard FPGA

Development phases
25%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

Payload designed at SpaceLab, for the GOMX-5 mission. GOMX-5 is a 12U satellite from Gomspace in a partnership with ESA. Payload-XL FPGA is provided by the company NanoXplore.

Microgravity-II

SUB-ORBITAL launch mission

Development phases
70%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

Research and development of scientific payloads to be used in a sub-orbital flight.

TBD

1u cubesat SATELLITE

Development phases
20%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

FloripaSat’s boards (TT&C, OBDH and EPS) to be used in a lean SCD mission.

Serpens-II

3u cubesat mission

Development phases
0%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

Serpens-II is the second mission of the Serpens program from AEB. It is in the conception phase.

past missions and projects

Serpens-I

3u cubesat mission

Development time
6 MONTHS 100%
mission lifetime
6 MONTHS 100%

The Serpens-I mission was developed by UnB team, with the support of a consortium of universities, including UFSC.

UTMC

Communications Module

Development time
4 YEARS 100%
mission lifetime
TBD 0%

The Telecommand and Telemetry Unit has been developed to be used as part of the on-board computer (OBC) of the multi-mission platform from INPE (Brazilian Space Research Institute).

Microgravity-I

SUB-ORBITAL and ISS missions

Development phases
100%
mission lifetime
LAUNCH INTERVAL 100%

Participation in the research and development of scientific payloads used in sub-orbital flights, and also on-board the International Space Station (ISS).

Payload-X

Rad-hard FPGA

Development phases
100%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 0%

Payload for cubesats using the BRAVE rad-hard FPGA from Nanoxplore, with the institutional support from the European Space Agency (ESA).

FloripaSat-I

1u cubesat SATELLITE

Development time
4 YEARS 100%
mission lifetime
1 YEAR 50%

Launch date: 20 December 2019.

Mission lifetime: 12 months

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