The CubeSpace CubeSense S is a CMOS-based Sun sensor with a wide field of view, low power usage, and high accuracy. It is a highly compact, single-sensor head with integrated electronics. It is based on a high-resolution 1.3-megapixel imager, CubeSense offers better coverage than most sensors in the same performance range thanks to the wide field of view. All its sensors are calibrated in state-of-the-art clean and dark, optics calibration room, using a sun simulator and highly accurate rotation stage.

Flight heritage

The CubeSpace CubeSense S is flight proven in various missions since 2014.

Testing & qualification

The CubeSpace CubeSense S is qualified in vibration, thermal, vacuum, and radiation.

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Last updated: 2024-03-13

GEN1: CubeSense S

3,250 USD



  • CAD model(1.71 MB)
  • Datasheet(2.28 MB)
  • ICD(729.03 KB)
  • Option sheet(279.25 KB)
  • User manual(948.5 KB)


30 g
lead time
12 wk
operating temperature
-10 to 60 C
mechanical vibration
14 Grms
radiation tolerance
24.0 krad
pointing accuracy
0.2 deg (3-sigma, pitch and yaw)
update rate
up to 2 Hz
field of view
170 deg
3.3 V
100 mW
peak power
200 mW
41.7 mm
17.7 mm
22.9 mm


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