Dragonfly Aerospace's Mantis imager is compatible with 1U and 2U CubeSats, offering multispectral and hyperspectral imaging capabilities. The Mantis imager is also available as a standard Snapshot RGB imager.

Key features

  • large, integrated, high-speed data storage
  • compact form factor that is optimized for integration with 2U or larger CubeSat frames
  • proven electronics with flight heritage
  • customizable on-board storage and downlink options
  • mechanical compatibility with standard CubeSat frames

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Last updated: 2022-05-26

Mantis Imager



lead time1
5 to 7 mo
0.5 kg
32 km @ 500 km
10 cm
10 cm
6.5 cm
5 V DC
power consumption
< 2.6 W (imaging mode)
< 4.6 W (readout mode)
ground sample distance
16 m @ 500 km (PAN)
32 m @ 500 km (MS and HS)
operating temperature
-10 to 30 C
storage temperature
-20 to 70 C

1. Subject to component delivery delays impacting the industry.


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