DESIGNED FOR FLEXIBILITY TO MEET ANY UNIQUE MISSION REQUIREMENT

Instarsat is developing a family of spacecraft bus products and subsystems that includes ExpressBusTM and follow-on products ScienceBusTM, CommercialBusTM, and DefenseBusTM. These products offer highly scaleable hardware architectures that will meet a wide variety of customer mission requirements.

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Spacecraft Bus Product Table
Product Family Bus Category (kg)* Spacecraft Applictions
ExpressBusTM Micro 100-250 Research and Multi-purpose
ScienceBusTM Mini 250-500 Science and Exploration
CommercialBusTM Medium 500 - 1,000 Communications & Remote Sensing
DefenseBusTM Heavy > 1,000 Defense & National Security
* Fully integrated spacecraft: ~Weight class (wet) and mission set specific.

BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SPACE MARKETPLACE

Instarsat products feature breakthrough improvements in cost, reliability, and performance, with development efforts focused on these areas:
  • Scaleable core bus designs.
  • Increased payload capacities.
  • Rapid integration and test capabilities.
  • Accommodates multiple payload configurations.
  • Design compatibility for multiple launch vehicles.
  • Innovative subsystems.
  • Greater operational capabilities.
  • Highly autonomous systems.
  • Accelerated production cycles in using advanced process and quality improvement methodologies and technologies in fabrication, assembly, test, and delivery.


SPACECRAFT BUS DESCRIPTIONS

EXPRESSBUSTM - THE NEW GENERATION OF SMALLER SATELLITES.
Our flagship product ExpressBusTM, is a micro-satellite class platform that offers customers greater flexibility in mission design, increased mission opportunities, and a lower cost access to space in a cost-effective and highly capable platform designed specifically for research and multi-purpose missions.

SCIENCEBUSTM - MEETING THE FUTURE NEED FOR MORE ROBUST SCIENCE AND EXPLORATION MISSIONS.
ScienceBusTM is a mini-satellite platform designed to substantially improve the science return to mission investment ratio by a factor of three. The result is a higher performance product that yields a far greater value and higher reliability in sharp contrast to similar products offered today in the space marketplace.

COMMERCIALBUS™ - A SPACE WORKHORSE.
The CommercialBusTM platform is a is a medium-class spacecraft designed to meet the high expectations of our customers for improved performance and reliability that results in substantially improved on-orbit life delivering far greater mission capability than is currently available. CommercialBusTM, with the integration of new communications technologies and vastly higher quality optics, will soon become the premier platform for communications and remote sensing missions in the 21st century space marketplace.

DEFENSEBUSTM - A SPACE PLATFORM FOR THE 21st CENTURY WAR FIGHTER.
Instarsat also plans to develop a fourth line of spacecraft products for defense and national security applications. DefenseBusTM offers a highly responsive and innovative spacecraft bus design specifically engineered to meet the needs of US defense and national security customers.


SPACE SYSTEMS SERVICES

From mission Design to DeliveryTM on-orbit and mission operations support, Instarsat is your complete space mission operations provider. We offer these and other services:

ENGINEERING SERVICES
  • Mission studies and design.
  • Systems engineering and consulting.
  • Subsystems design, development, test, and integration.
  • Launch vehicle integration.

SPACE OPERATIONS & MISSION SUPPORT
  • On-orbit operations.
  • Software development.
  • Logistics support.

OTHER SERVICES
  • Launch services procurement.

CUSTOMER INQUIRIES
To learn more about Instarsat - Space Systems ServicesSM and how we can help your organization successfully achieve its complete mission goals, please contact us directly at (919) 452-9610, or e-mail us at sales-bd@instarsat.com, or complete the online form below.


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