The Astrolight Portable Optical Ground Station is an ground station based on COTS telescope and 1550 nm receiver. The system is made of in-house developed opto-mechanical assembly and receiver electronics. The portable ground station can fit in a normal car or checked baggage. Optional 20W 1590 nm uplink beacon is also available.

Key features

  • 11’’ optical aperture (14’’ option)
  • 1.25 Gbps @-40 dBm BER E-09 (scalable to 12.5 Gbps)
  • 3 arcsec tracking accuracy (RMS)

Disclaimer: satsearch is not responsible for any mistakes on this page, although we do our best to ensure correctness. Please report any mistakes to us.

Last updated: 2022-04-27

Portable Optical Ground Station





Submit your request

Request details

The more information you can provide the better.

Personal Information

Submitting your information allows us to get in touch with you once we get a response from the supplier.

Please select one of the following:

Would you like to subscribe to our newsletter?

Requests that are submitted through satsearch are anonymously posted to our leads page.

from our blog

Go to blog

Spotlight: satellite ground stations – installing your own vs. using an existing network, with Leaf Space

Spotlight: how to connect your satellite to a ground station network, with Leaf Space

Optical communications for small satellites and CubeSats - product roundup