Development of the Star Imager for the Ørsted micro satellite

    Project Details


    The first national Danish micro satellite "Ørsted" requires a "state of the art" attitude reference instrument in order to be able to fulfill its main scientific goal. The Space Instrumentation Group was given a contract to develop such an instrument "The Star Imager". The satellite has been ready for launch since medio 1997. However, internal technical problems at USAF has delayed the launch that is now rescheduled to February-1999.
    Effective start/end date05/03/1993 → …

    Collaborative partners

    • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
    • Centre national d'études spatiales (Project partner)
    • Per Udsen Co Aircraft Industries A/S (Project partner)
    • Terma AS (Project partner)
    • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Project partner)
    • University of Copenhagen (Project partner)
    • Danish Meteorological Institute (Project partner)
    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Project partner)
    • Aalborg University (Project partner)
    • CRI A/S (Project partner)


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