ALIENA’S SOLUTIONS

Bringing space closer to home through data from VLEO

&

Low-power Electric Propulsion Systems for your small satellite missions

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1. High-resolution Earth Observation data from very low Earth orbits (VLEO)

  • Cost competitive

  • Higher-resolution

  • Shorter revisit time

  • Cloud-based distribution platform

  • Easy access

  • Tasking & Analytics

Bring your business into the future

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Maritime

Agriculture

Natural resources

Biodiversity

Urban planning

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Disaster monitoring

Tactical

Unlocking VLEO Through Our
Core Enabling Technology:
Low-power electric propulsion systems

2. Low-power Electric Propulsion Systems
 

  • Low power consumption

  • Low fuel consumption

  • Largest range of thrust on the market

  • Clean fuel

  • Cost competitive

  • On your satellite in less than 12 months

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MUSIC plasma engine

  • Multi-stage Hall thruster 

  • 3 modes of operation

  • From 1.5U* (self-ignition) or 4U (hot ignition/dual mode)

* 1U = 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm

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Self-ignition mode

Instant ignition

No "hot stand-by"

< 20 W

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Hot mode

With low-current hollow cathode

< 100 W

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Dual / Fault-tolerant mode

Dynamic thrust range

Instant ignition possible

< 20 W - 100 W

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Small satellite missions made possible by
Aliena’s electric propulsion systems:

  • Very low Earth orbits

  • Orbit servicing

  • Pointing

  • Constellation phasing and maintenance

  • Debris removal/avoidance

  • Station keeping

  • Orbital change

  • Deorbit at end-of-life