Gensat-1 is the first in a line of small satellites created by Genesis. This 6U cubesat carries two NASA payloads in a polar orbit.
Gensat-1 carries two payloads provided by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Code 600.
GradMag observes space weather using a fluxgate magnetometer mounted on a composite boom. AGILE measures solar proton events.
DESIGN & FABRICATION
Genesis is providing a complete spacecraft for the payloads. In-house design and fabrication capabilities used for Gensat-1 include:
- Flight structure mechanical design
- Ground support equipment design
- Harnessing design & fabrication
- Flight software design
- PCB design & fabrication
INTEGRATION & TESTING
Genesis is integrating and testing Gensat-1 fully in house with our advanced facilities:
- Class 10,000 cleanroom
- Vibration table
- Thermal vacuum chamber
Gensat-1 is operated from Genesis headquarters’ new in-house ground station. Ground station capabilities are available for future missions.