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A few months ago, we were proud to share the breaking news of AVIO‘s momentous 💪 #VegaC launch from French Guyana. June 13th’s launch was only phase I of the mission for Italy and the companies that we’re proudly spotlighting with this week’s
🚀“𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙚’𝙨 𝙖 𝙇𝙤𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙎𝙥𝙖𝙘𝙚 𝙞𝙣 𝙄𝙩𝙖𝙡𝙮”🛰 post.
In today’s space sector, when discussing #CubeSat technology, we normally are almost exclusively still discussing #LEO (Low Earth Orbit) missions. The Alpha CubeSat is changing that, as it will continue operating in a much more hostile level of the atmosphere, conducting an #MEO (Medium Earth Orbit) mission at 𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝟭𝟱 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗶𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 (#ISS) in the inner Van Allen belt.
The research conducted with this project will allow us to reach a much better understanding of some of our planet’s greatest wonders: 🌌 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗻 𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀.
The mission of ARCA Dynamics and its partners is to design and develop these innovative technologies with the goal of improving space exploitation sustainability by tackling two sensitive topics:
1. 𝗦𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 – using non-toxic and ♻ green materials,
2. 𝗦𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 – aiming at missions that are both near zero-footprint, safer and better🔎trackable than other state-of-the art technologies.
#ArcaDynamics is spearheading this effort of furthering the research 🔬 and demonstration of radiation-hardened ☢ technology, as the primary developers of the CubeSat. Recognized by Lazio Innova for their innovative approaches, the Rome-based new space company is also a stellar provider space traffic management services.
Proud Regione Emilia-Romagna Cluster IR4I member NPC SPACEMIND has reported the successful opening and operation of its ☀ solar-powered deorbiting sail, presenting a new solution to limiting space debris.
Apogeo Space, an Italian space startup making waves for their projected fleet of 100+ exclusively Italian-made nanosatellites (projected to launch in 2027), will be providing a state-of-the-art OBC and 📶 telecommunications system.
Further essential technical and logistical ⚒ support for the program is made possible by NEXT Ingegneria dei Sistemi and #H4Research.