S3 (Smart Sun Sensor) is a two axes solar sensor based on an Active Pixel Sensor (APS) detector. S3 has been optimised for the commercial market of Earth Observation satellites and, thanks to the intrinsic radiation hardness of the detector, for the GEO Telecommunication spacecraft.

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Last updated: 2020-02-11

S3 (Smart Sun Sensor)


< 330 g
5 V
field of view accuracy
< 0.02 deg
radiation tolerance
100 krad
field of view
128 deg
mechanical vibration
26.8 Grms
< 700 mW
operating temperature
-25 — 60 C



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