Summary

Dragonfly Aerospace's Caiman imager is a high-resolution, multispectral camera that is optimized for integration with 6U or larger CubeSat frames.

The main features and benefits include:

  • high-resolution, multispectral imaging
  • large, integrated, high-speed data storage
  • compact form factor that is optimized for integration with 6U or larger CubeSat frames
  • customizable on-board storage and downlink options
  • mechanical compatibility with standard CubeSat frames

The Caiman imager offers imaging across 7 multispectral bands.

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Last updated: 2021-07-12

Caiman Imager

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mass
1.8 kg (including electronics)
length
10 cm (including electronics)
width
10 cm (including electronics)
height
23 cm (excluding electronics)
24.5 cm (including electronics)
power supply
5 V DC
power usage
< 10 W (imaging mode)
< 5 W (readout mode)
ground sample distance
3 m @ 500 km (PAN)
6 m @ 500 km (MS)
swath
12 km @ 500 km
data storage
up to 1024 GB
data format
8 bit
16 bit
data compression
RAW
J2K lossless
lossy
interface
LVDS
SPI
I2C
CAN
RS422
operating temperature
10 to 30 C
survival temperature
-20 to 70 C

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